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Danny McMullen
Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: (1906-05-08)May 8, 1906
Place of birth: Belleville, Kansas
Date of death: August 22, 1983(1983-08-22) (aged 77)
Place of death: St. Francis, Kansas
Career information
College: Nebraska
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* New York Giants ( 1929)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

Daniel Edward McMullen (May 8, 1906 – August 22, 1983) was an American football player. He played college football at the guard position for the Nebraska Cornhuskers from 1925 to 1928. He was selected by the Associated Press as a second-team player on the 1928 College Football All-America Team.[1] He also played in the National Football League (NFL) for the New York Giants (1929), Chicago Bears (1930-1931) and Portsmouth Spartans (1932).[2] He later worked for 16 years as the football coach at Turkey Creek High School in Plant City, Florida.[3] He was inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame Inductee in 1979.[4] After retiring, he moved to St. Francis, Kansas, where he died in 1983 at age 77 after falling at his home.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Alan J. Gould (1928-12-08). "Associated Press Gives Views on America's Best Gridders". The Salt Lake Tribune.
  2. "Danny McMullen NFL Football Statistics". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/M/McMuDa20.htm.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Former Plant City coach Dan McMullen dies in Kansas". The Ledger, Lakeland, Florida: p. B1. August 24, 1983. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1346&dat=19830824&id=q_tEAAAAIBAJ&sjid=pfsDAAAAIBAJ&pg=3337,3055215.
  4. "Bio: #66 Dan McMullen". Huskers.com. University of Nebraska. http://www.huskers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=100&ATCLID=995239. Retrieved August 31, 2014.
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