American Football Database
American Football Database
Erny Pinckert
No. 11     
Defensive back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1907-05-01)May 1, 1907
Place of birth: Medford, Wisconsin
Date of death: August 30, 1977(1977-08-30) (aged 70)
Place of death: Los Angeles, California
Career information
College: Southern California
Debuted in 1932 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 1940 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Total offensive yards     927
Interceptions     2
Touchdowns     3
Stats at
College Football Hall of Fame

Erny Pinckert (May 1, 1907 – August 30, 1977) was an American football halfback at Southern California for coach Howard Jones. He then played in the National Football League for the Boston Braves/Redskins, who then moved to Washington D.C.

College career

His teams won the Rose Bowl in 1929 against Tulane University when Pinckert pulled a pair of double reverses that produced touchdown runs and in 1931 against the University of Pittsburgh. Pinckert was All-American after the 1930 and 1931 seasons.

Pinckert was voted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1957.

Professional career

Pinckert played in the NFL between 1932 and 1940 for the Boston Braves and the Washington Redskins.

See also