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'''Clifton Anthony McNeil''' (born May 25, 1940 in [[Mobile, Alabama|Moblie]], [[Alabama]]) is a former professional [[American football]] player in the [[National Football League]] from 1964 through 1973. He was [[NFL Draft|drafted]] by the [[Cleveland Browns]] in the eleventh round in the [[1962 NFL Draft]] out of [[Grambling State University]]. He played with the Browns for four seasons before being traded to the [[San Francisco 49ers]] in 1968 for a draft pick.
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'''Clifton Anthony McNeil''' (born May 25, 1940 in [[Mobile, Alabama]]), aka "The Stick," is a former professional [[American football]] player in the [[National Football League]] from 1964 through 1973. He was [[NFL Draft|drafted]] by the [[Cleveland Browns]] in the eleventh round in the [[1962 NFL Draft]] out of [[Grambling State University]]. He played with the Browns for four seasons before being traded to the [[San Francisco 49ers]] in 1968 for a draft pick.
   
In 1968 with the 49ers he led the league in receiving with 71 receptions for 994 yards and seven touchdowns and was selected to the [[Pro Bowl]]. After a disappointing 1969 season he went to the [[New York Giants]] where he caught 50 passes for 764 yards and four touchdowns before finishing his career with the [[Washington Redskins]] and the [[Tennessee Titans|Houston Oilers]].
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With the 49ers in 1968, he led the NFL in receptions with 71, accounting for 994 yards and seven touchdowns and was selected to the [[Pro Bowl]]. After a disappointing 1969 season he went to the [[New York Giants]] where he caught 50 passes for 764 yards and four touchdowns before finishing his career with the [[Washington Redskins]] and the [[Houston Oilers]].
 
Clifton McNeil was the [http://www.nfl.com/history/leaders/receptions NFL leader in receptions] in 1968.
 
   
 
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| NAME = McNeil, Clifton
 
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| SHORT DESCRIPTION = American football player
 
| DATE OF BIRTH = May 25, 1940
 
| PLACE OF BIRTH = [[Mobile, Alabama]], [[United States|U.S.]]
 
| DATE OF DEATH =
 
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Latest revision as of 23:57, 28 August 2019

Date of birth: (1940-05-25) May 25, 1940 (age 81)
Place of birth: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Career information
Position(s): Wide receiver
NFL Draft: 1962 / Round: 11 / Pick: 151
Organizations
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls: 1
Playing stats at NFL.com

Clifton Anthony McNeil (born May 25, 1940 in Mobile, Alabama), aka "The Stick," is a former professional American football player in the National Football League from 1964 through 1973. He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the eleventh round in the 1962 NFL Draft out of Grambling State University. He played with the Browns for four seasons before being traded to the San Francisco 49ers in 1968 for a draft pick.

With the 49ers in 1968, he led the NFL in receptions with 71, accounting for 994 yards and seven touchdowns and was selected to the Pro Bowl. After a disappointing 1969 season he went to the New York Giants where he caught 50 passes for 764 yards and four touchdowns before finishing his career with the Washington Redskins and the Houston Oilers.

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