|Halfback / End / Center / Fullback|
|Date of birth:January 21, 1916|
|Place of birth: Orange, California, U.S.|
|Date of death: September 30, 1994(aged 78)|
|Place of death: Portland, Oregon|
|High School: Lincoln High School (Portland, Oregon)|
|Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)||Weight: 201 lb (91 kg)|
|College: Oregon State|
|NFL Draft: 1938 / Round: 9 / Pick: 72|
|Debuted in 1939 for the Philadelphia Eagles|
|Last played in 1941 for the Pittsburgh Steelers|
| Philadelphia Eagles (1939–1940) |
Pittsburgh Steelers (1941)
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of 1941|
|Receptions / yds||10 / 78|
|Stats at NFL.com|
|Stats at pro-football-reference.com|
|Stats at DatabaseFootball.com|
Elmer Frank Kolberg (January 21, 1916 – September 30, 1994) was an American football halfback, center, fullback and end in the National Football League (NFL). He played for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
He played both college football and basketball at Oregon State. He was an aggressive player who set a conference record for most individual personal fouls in a single basketball season. He was named basketball All-Coast at guard for the Beavers. In football, he was named to the west team for the East–West Shrine Game in 1938.
- ↑ "Elmer Kolberg bio". Pro-Football-Reference.com. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/K/KolbEl20.htm. Retrieved May 20, 2011.
- ↑ "Elmer Frank Kolberg (obit)". Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSfbid=46894669&GRid=27419245&. Retrieved May 21, 2011.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 "Elmer Kolberg (bio)". PIL Hall of Fame. http://pilhalloffame.org/cybermuseum/product_info.php?products_id=481. Retrieved May 21, 2011.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Rough Guy!: Elmer Kolberg, New Steeler, Takes His Football The Hard Way". Pittsburgh Press: p. 20. August 26, 1941. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=DfYaAAAAIBAJ&sjid=8kwEAAAAIBAJ&pg=1524%2C2188134. Retrieved May 21, 2011.