1950 All-Pro Team

The 1950 All-Pro Team consisted of American football players chosen by various selectors for the All-Pro team of the National Football League (NFL) for the 1950 NFL season. Teams were selected by, among others, the Associated Press (AP),[1] the United Press (UP),[2] and the New York Daily News.[3]

Selections

Position Player Team Selector(s)
Quarterback Johnny Lujack Chicago Bears AP-1, UP-1, NYDN-1
Halfback Doak Walker Detroit Lions AP-1, UP-1
Halfback Joe Geri Pittsburgh Steelers AP-1, UP-1, NYDN-1
Fullback Marion Motley Cleveland Browns AP-1, UPI-1, NYDN-1
End Tom Fears Los Angeles Rams AP-1, UP-1, NYDN-1
End Mac Speedie Cleveland Browns UP-1, NYDN-1
End Dan Edwards New York Yanks AP-1
Tackle George Connor Chicago Bears AP-1, UP-1
Tackle Arnie Weinmeister New York Giants AP-1, UP-1, NYDN-1
Guard Dick Barwegan Chicago Bears AP-1, UP-1, NYDN-1
Guard Joe Signaigo New York Yanks AP-1
Guard Bill Willis Cleveland Browns UP-1, NYDN-1
Center Chuck Bednarik Philadelphia Eagles AP-1
Center Clayton Tonnemaker Green Bay Packers UP-1, NYDN-1
Center John Rapacz New York Giants NYDN-1

References

  1. ^ "Marion Motley is Among Unanimous Choices On Associated Press 1950 All-Pro Grid Team". Reno Evening Gazette. December 28, 1950. p. 9.
  2. ^ "Motley Top Pro Back; Tonnemacher 'All-Pro'". The Sheboygan (Wis.) Press. December 12, 1950. p. 24.
  3. ^ "1950 NFL All-Pros". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved April 5, 2017.
Doak Walker

Ewell Doak Walker II (January 1, 1927 – September 27, 1998) was an American football player. He played college football as a halfback at Southern Methodist University (SMU), where he won the Heisman Trophy in 1948. Walker then played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) with the Detroit Lions for six seasons, from 1950 to 1955.

Walker was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1959 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1986. The Doak Walker Award, awarded annually since 1990 to the top running back in college football, is named after him.

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