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Encyclopedia > Johnny Lujack
Johnny Lujack
Date of birth January 4, 1925
Place of birth Flag of United States Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Position(s) Quarterback
College Notre Dame
NFL Draft 1946 / Round 1/ Pick 4
Pro Bowls 2
Awards 1947 Heisman Trophy
Statistics
  • Pro Football Reference
  • DatabaseFootball
Team(s)
1948-1951 Chicago Bears
College Hall of Fame

John C. Lujack, Jr. (pronounced Lu' jack) was born on January 4, 1925 within the industrialized region surrounding Pittsburgh in Connellsville, Pennsylvania. January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Connellsville is a city located in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. ... In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... The University of Notre Dame IPA: is a Roman Catholic institution located in Notre Dame, Indiana, immediately northeast of South Bend, Indiana, United States. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... The 1946 NFL Draft was held on January 14, 1946. ... The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues all-star game. ... John Cappellettis 1973 Heisman Trophy is part of an exhibit at the Penn State All-Sports Museum located at Beaver Stadium, on the campus of the Pennsylvania State University. ... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue, Orange and White Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National... January 4 is the 4th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nickname: Steel City, Iron City, City of Champions, City of Bridges, City of Colleges, P-Burgh, The Burgh Motto: Benigno Numine Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Allegheny County Founded 1758 Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area    - City 151. ... Connellsville is a city located in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. ... Official language(s) English, Pennsylvania Dutch Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ...


Lujack was an American football quarterback for the University of Notre Dame and the Chicago Bears. He won the Heisman Trophy in 1947. He is ranked the 61st best football player of all time, and the 3rd best college football quarterback. He was the first of a slew of popular quarterbacks who hailed from Western Pennsylvania. Others include Pro Football Hall of Fame members Johnny Unitas, Joe Namath, Dan Marino, Jim Kelly, and Joe Montana. United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... Navy quarterback Aaron Polanco sets up to throw. ... The University of Notre Dame IPA: is a Roman Catholic institution located in Notre Dame, Indiana, immediately northeast of South Bend, Indiana, United States. ... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue, Orange and White Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner Virginia Halas McCaskey Chairman Michael McCaskey General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear League/Conference affiliations Independent (1919) National... John Cappellettis 1973 Heisman Trophy is part of an exhibit at the Penn State All-Sports Museum located at Beaver Stadium, on the campus of the Pennsylvania State University. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the National Football Leagues Hall of Fame. ... John Constantine Johnny Unitas (May 7, 1933 – September 11, 2002) was a professional American football player in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. ... Joseph William Namath (born May 31, 1943), also known as Broadway Joe, was an American football Hall of Fame quarterback in the American Football League and National Football League during the 1960s and 1970s. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... James Edward Kelly (born February 14, 1960 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) was an American football quarterback for the Buffalo Bills. ... For the U.S. town, see Joe, Montana. ...

Preceded by
Glenn Davis
Heisman Trophy Winner
1947
Succeeded by
Doak Walker
Preceded by
Sid Luckman
Chicago Bears Starting Quarterbacks
1949-1951
Succeeded by
George Blanda
Preceded by
Local broadcasters with CBS trimmings
The NFL Today (as Pro Football Kickoff) host
1960-1961
Succeeded by
Kyle Rote

 
 

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