For the Attorney Frank Culver who played for the Michigan Wolverines from 1917 to 1919, see Frank Culver.
Frank Culver
Position:End, Center
Personal information
Born:(1897-04-24)April 24, 1897
Toledo, Ohio
Died:January 13, 1969(1969-01-13) (aged 71)
Yonkers, New York
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
Career history
*Buffalo All-Americans (1923)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Franklin Zham Culver (April 24, 1897 – January 13, 1969)[1] was a professional football player who played 3 seasons in the National Football League, with the Buffalo All-Americans, Rochester Jeffersons, Buffalo Bisons and the Canton Bulldogs. He played from the 1923 season through the 1925 season. Culver's Bisons teammate, Jim Ailinger called Culver "a pretty damn good center" in an interview before his death on March 27, 2001.[2]

Prior to playing in the NFL, Culver played college football at Syracuse. In 1922 he was named the team's captain.[3] Culver was a three-time letterman, in 1920, 1921 and 1922.[4]


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