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George Tully
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1904-03-12)March 12, 1904
Place of birth: Orange, New Jersey
Date of death: May 1, 1980(1980-05-01) (aged 76)
Place of death: Worcester, Massachusetts
Career information
College: Dartmouth
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Philadelphia Quakers (1926)
Career highlights and awards
* Consensus All-American (1925)
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

George Chandler Tully (March 12, 1904 – May 1, 1980) was an American football end who played one season with the Frankford Yellow Jackets of the National Football League. Tully played football at Dartmouth College and attended East Orange High School in East Orange, New Jersey. He was a Consensus All-American in 1925.[1][2] He was also a member of the Philadelphia Quakers of the American Football League.[3]

College careerEdit

Tully played football at Dartmouth College and was a Consensus All-American in 1925. Dartmouth claims the 1925 national championship as does the Alabama Crimson Tide. Tully was one of three Consensus All-Americans that represented Dartmouth in 1925. The other two were Carl Diehl and Andy Oberlander.[4]

Professorial careerEdit

Philadelphia QuakersEdit

In 1926, Tully played in ten games for the Philadelphia Quakers and scored one receiving touchdown. The Quakers won the AFL Championship with a record of 8–2.[5] Tully was chosen as an All-Pro by former NFL player Wilfred Smith of the Chicago Tribune , who presented a combined NFL-AFL 1926 All-Pro Team.[6] The AFL folded after one season.

Frankford Yellow JacketsEdit

Tully played in one game for the Frankford Yellow Jackets in 1927.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections". National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 6. http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/football_records/2014/Awards.pdf. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  2. "George Tully". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 26 August 2014. https://web.archive.org/web/20140826120701/http://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/players/george-tully-1.html. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
  3. "GEORGE TULLY". profootballarchives.com. Archived from the original on 4 December 2013. https://web.archive.org/web/20131204225648/http://www.profootballarchives.com/tull00800.html. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
  4. "Football All-Americans". dartmouthsports.com. http://www.dartmouthsports.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=11600&ATCLID=204968334. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
  5. "1926 Philadelphia Quakers (AFL) 1st place 8-2-0 .800". profootballarchives.com. http://www.profootballarchives.com/1926aflphi.html. Retrieved 21 August 2014.
  6. Hogrogian, John. "1926 All Pros". profootballresearchers.org. Archived from the original on 22 October 2012. https://web.archive.org/web/20121022112054/http://www.profootballresearchers.org/Coffin_Corner/05-06-144.pdf. Retrieved 21 August 2014.

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