Bud Svendsen

Earl Gilbert "Bud" Svendsen (February 7, 1915 – August 7, 1996) was a professional American football player who played center and linebacker for six seasons for the Green Bay Packers and the Brooklyn Dodgers of the National Football League (NFL). He was inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame in 1985.

Bud Svendsen
No. 7, 53, 66
Position:Center, linebacker
Personal information
Born:February 7, 1915
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Died:August 7, 1996 (aged 81)
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
College:Minnesota
NFL Draft:1937 / Round: 4 / Pick: 39
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of 1943
Games played:57
Games started:42
Interceptions:5
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

External links

1939 Green Bay Packers season

The 1939 Green Bay Packers season was their 21st season overall and their 19th season in the National Football League. The club posted a 9–2 record under coach Curly Lambeau, earning a first-place finish in the Western Conference. The Packers ended the season by beating the New York Giants in the NFL Championship Game 27–0, earning the Packers their fifth NFL Championship and the first title game shutout ever recorded.

Bob Forte

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Bob Monnett

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Charley Brock

Charles Jacob "Charley" Brock (March 15, 1916 – May 25, 1987) was an American football center and linebacker.

Gerry Ellis

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in Columbia, Missouri) is a former professional American football player who played running back for seven seasons for the Green Bay Packers.

Hank Bruder

Henry George "Hank" Bruder Jr. (November 22, 1907 – June 29, 1970) was an American football player in the National Football League. He played nine years with the Green Bay Packers from 1931 to 1939 and was inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame in 1972. Bruder attended Northwestern University, where he was a member of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity.He was part of the offensive line that blocked for Pro Football Hall of Fame back Johnny "Blood" McNally.

Hank Gremminger

Charles Henry "Hank" Gremminger (September 1, 1933 – November 2, 2001) was an American football player, a defensive back in the National Football League for eleven seasons. He played ten seasons for the Green Bay Packers (1956–1965) and one for the Los Angeles Rams in 1966.

Jesse Whittenton

Urshell James "Jesse" Whittenton (May 9, 1934 – May 21, 2012) was an American football player who played nine seasons in the NFL, mainly for the Green Bay Packers.

Whittenton also played on the Senior PGA Tour in the late 1980s. His best finish was T-21 at the 1989 Showdown Classic.

John Martinkovic

John George Martinkovic (February 4, 1927 – February 8, 2018) was an American football defensive lineman in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers and the New York Giants. He played college football and basketball at Xavier University and was drafted in the sixth round of the 1951 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins.

Johnnie Gray

Johnnie Lee Gray (born December 18, 1953) is an American retired professional football player. Gray was a safety in the National Football League with the Green Bay Packers.

Ken Ruettgers

Kenneth Francis Ruettgers (born August 20, 1962 in Bakersfield, CA) is a former National Football League offensive tackle who played for the Green Bay Packers from 1985 to 1996.

Mike Douglass (American football)

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Nate Barragar

Nathan Robert Barragar (June 3, 1907 – August 10, 1985) was an American collegiate and professional football player.

Pete Tinsley

Elijah Pope "Pete" Tinsley (March 16, 1913 – May 11, 1995) was a professional football player, born in Sumter, South Carolina, who played guard, defense and offense for eight seasons for the Green Bay Packers. He was inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame in 1979.

Svendsen

Svendsen is a Norwegian and Danish surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Arnljot Strømme Svendsen (b. 1921), Norwegian economist

Asger Svendsen (contemporary), Danish musician and music professor

Christian Svendsen (1890–1959), Danish Olympic gymnast

Conrad Svendsen (1862–1943), Norwegian priest and teacher for the deaf

Conrad Bonnevie-Svendsen (1898–1983), Norwegian government minister and priest

Conrad Vogt-Svendsen (1914–1973), Norwegian priest

Earl "Bud" Svendsen (1915–1996), American professional football player

Elga Olga Svendsen (1906–1992 ), Danish film actress

Emil Hegle Svendsen (b. 1985), Norwegian biathlete

Eyvind Johan-Svendsen (1896–1946), Danish stage and film actor

Flemming Kofod-Svendsen (b. 1944), Danish minister in the Lutheran Church of Denmark

George Svendsen (1913–1995), American professional football and basketball player

Hartvig Svendsen (1902–1971), Norwegian politician

Johan Svendsen (1840–1911), Norwegian composer, conductor and violinist

Kenneth Svendsen (b. 1954), Norwegian politician

Kjell Arild Svendsen (b. 1953), Norwegian politician

Linda Svendsen (b. 1954), Canadian screenwriter and author of Norwegian heritage

Lars Svendsen (b. 1970), Norwegian philosopher

Nicklas Svendsen (b. 1986), Danish football player

Ole Svendsen (b. 1952), Danish boxer

Olga Svendsen (1883–1942), Danish stage and film actress

Rupert Svendsen-Cook (b. 1990), British race-car driver of Norwegian heritage

Sander Svendsen (b. 1997), Norwegian footballer

Sigvald Svendsen (1895–1956), Norwegian politician

Svend Rasmussen Svendsen (1864–1945), Norwegian American impressionist artist

Therese Svendsen (b. 1989), Swedish swimmer

Torgeir Svendsen (1910–1981), Norwegian politician

Zoë Svendsen, British academic and director

Vernon Biever

Vernon Joseph Biever (May 21, 1923 – October 13, 2010 ) was an American photographer, most notably with the Green Bay Packers.

Biever covered his first Packers game in 1941 for The Milwaukee Sentinel while a student at St. Norbert College. He served in the United States Army during World War II. Later, he owned a Ben Franklin store and a travel agency in Port Washington, Wisconsin. He was the official team photographer from 1946 until his retirement in 2006.His photographs were collected in The Glory of Titletown (ISBN 0878339906). Biever's photographs have been featured in books, television shows, and movies.

Biever's son John is a photographer for Sports Illustrated. His other son, James, and grandson, Michael, also were photographers for the Packers.

Whitey Woodin

Howard Lee "Whitey" Woodin (January 29, 1894 – February 7, 1974) was an American football player. He played with the Racine Legion and the Green Bay Packers and was inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame in 1973. After retiring from football, Woodin remained in Green Bay and worked for many years at Falls Power and Paper Company.

William C. Spicer

William Cornman Spicer (born March 27, 1868) was an American college football player and coach. He served as the head coach at Hamilton College in 1894.Spicer was unofficially considered the first coach of the University of Virginia football team in 1892.

Willie Buchanon

Willie James Buchanon (born November 4, 1950) is a former cornerback for the National Football League's Green Bay Packers and San Diego Chargers; he was defensive rookie of the year in 1972 and a two-time Pro Bowl player. He finished his career with his hometown San Diego Chargers, retiring with 28 career interceptions and 15 fumble recoveries.

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