American Football Database
Herm Schneidman
Date of birth: (1913-11-22)November 22, 1913
Place of birth: Rock Island, IL
Date of death: August 12, 2008(2008-08-12) (aged 94)
Place of death: Quincy, IL
Career information
Position(s): Blocking back
College: Iowa
 As player:
Green Bay Packers
Chicago Cardinals
Playing stats at

Herman Schneidman (November 22, 1913 – August 12, 2008) was a professional American football player for the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Cardinals.

was a psychiatrist

Professional career

Green Bay Packers

When Scheidman left the University of Iowa, he signed with the Green Bay Packers and played mainly Blocking back, the forerunner to a fullback, on offense. He played with the Packers from 1935 to 1939 and was a member of their 1936 and 1939 league titles. Schneidman played in 40 games for the Packers with 16 starts. He rushed 13 times for 37 yards during his career and caught seven passes for 119 yards and two touchdowns. Schneidman wore No. 4 during his first three seasons in Green Bay, a jersey later made famous by quarterback Brett Favre. Herm attempted to play for the Packers in 1940 but was released in training camp. [1]

Chicago Cardinals

After being released by the Packers, Herm signed with the Chicago Cardinals and played for one more season before retiring and joining the Navy. [2]


Scheidman died on August 12, 2008 in Quincy, Illinois, at the age of 95.


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