Turner, Clyde

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Born: Mar 10, 1919 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 79 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Football Player


1919 - Born on the 10th of March.  

1940 - Turner, coming out of Hardin-Simmons University, was the Bears first round draft pick in the draft.

         - Clyde "Bulldog" Turner was big for his day, however he was smart and very fast.

1942 - He led the league record in interceptions.

         - He said that he studied all 11 assignments for all plays, which came in handy when some players were ejected for fighting one game in '43. Teammate George Musso once said of Bulldog, "Who knows what kind of player he would have been if he ever got to rest during a game?"

1962 - Head coach of New York Titans in AFL.

1998 - Died on the 30th of October.

 


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