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Bruce Lemmerman (born October 4, 1945 in Los Angeles, California) is a former professional American football player.

Bruce Lemmerman
Date of birth: (1945-10-04) October 4, 1945 (age 74)
Place of birth: Los Angeles, California
Career information
Status: Retired
CFL status: Import
Position(s): QB
Hand: Right
Organizations
Career highlights and awards
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Football CareerEdit

After a star career at San Fernando Valley State College, where he led the Matadors to their first winning season and the Junior Rose Bowl in 1967, Lemmerman became a backup quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons in 1968 and 1969. He later played ten years in the Canadian Football League for the Edmonton Eskimos. After his retirement from a playing career in football, Lemmerman became an assistant coach for the Eskimos, the Los Angeles Express of the United States Football League and the NFL's Houston Oilers. Later he was hired as director of operations for Edmonton, and then worked for many years as a scout for the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints. [1][2][3]

LegacyEdit

Lemmerman is the only CSUN quarterback to play in the NFL, and was inducted into the Matadors Hall of Fame in 1981.[4][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Henson, Steve (June 30, 1990). "WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: BRUCE LEMMERMAN : A Front-Office Scrambler : Former Quarterback at CSUN Maintains Fast-Paced Life as Decision-Maker for Edmonton Eskimos". Los Angeles Times. http://articles.latimes.com/1990-06-30/sports/sp-577_1_bruce-lemmerman.
  2. Wong, Jeff (June 1, 1994). "Saints Hire Lemmerman to Call Scouting Signals". Los Angeles Times. http://articles.latimes.com/1994-06-01/sports/sp-64405_1_bruce-lemmerman.
  3. Esterson, Emily (November 17, 1998). "Game plan". Inc.. https://www.inc.com/magazine/19981201/5422.html.
  4. Henson, Steve (June 30, 1990). "WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: BRUCE LEMMERMAN : A Front-Office Scrambler : Former Quarterback at CSUN Maintains Fast-Paced Life as Decision-Maker for Edmonton Eskimos". Los Angeles Times. http://articles.latimes.com/1990-06-30/sports/sp-577_1_bruce-lemmerman.
  5. "Matadors Hall of Fame Archives". https://gomatadors.com/sports/2015/7/14/GEN_0714154919.aspx.
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