Dale Samuels
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Samuels on a 1953 Bowman football card
Personal information
Born: (1931-08-02) August 2, 1931 (age 88)
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight:175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school:Chicago (IL) Robert Lindblom
NFL Draft:1953 / Round: 3 / Pick: 28
Career history
* Chicago Cardinals ( 1953)

Dale Allen Samuels (born August 2, 1931) is a former American football quarterback who played one season with the Chicago Cardinals of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Cardinals in the third round of the 1953 NFL Draft. He played college football at Purdue University and attended Robert Lindblom Math & Science Academy in Chicago.[1]

College careerEdit

Samuels played for the Purdue Boilermakers from 1950 to 1952. He was the first Boilermaker to record 1,000 passing yards in a season when he threw for 1,076 yards in 1950. In his second game for the Boilermakers on October 7, 1950, he helped Purdue defeat the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and end their 39-game undefeated streak. The Boilermakers won the Big Ten co-championship his senior year in 1952. He was inducted into the Purdue Intercollegiate Athletics Hall of Fame in 2001.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Samuels was selected by the Chicago Cardinals with the 28th pick in the 1953 NFL draft. He played in one game for the Cardinals during the 1953 season.[1]


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