Jake Colhouer
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Personal information
Born:(1922-01-15)January 15, 1922
Altus, Oklahoma
Died:April 18, 1998(1998-04-18) (aged 76)
Lake Oswego, Oregon
Height:6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight:225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school:Warren (OK)
College:Oklahoma State
NFL Draft:1946 / Round: 9 / Pick: 71
Career history
* Chicago Cardinals ( 1946 1948)
Career highlights and awards
* NFL champion (1947)
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Jacob C. Colhouer (January 15, 1922 – April 14, 1998) was an American football guard who played four seasons in the National Football League with the Chicago Cardinals and New York Giants. He was drafted by the Chicago Cardinals in the ninth round of the 1946 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oklahoma State University and attended Warren High School in Warren, Oklahoma.[1]

College careerEdit

Colhouer played for the Oklahoma State Cowboys. He graduated with an engineering degree.[2]

Professional careerEdit

Chicago CardinalsEdit

Colhouer was selected by the Chicago Cardinals with the 71st pick in the 1946 NFL Draft. He played in 32 games, starting three, for the Cardinals from 1946 to 1948.[3]

New York GiantsEdit

Colhouer played in eight games, starting two, for the New York Giants during the 1949 season.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

Colhouer moved to Lake Oswego, Oregon in 1956 and owned and operated Colhouer Demolition Co. He was also co-founder of Community Bank in Lake Oswego and Lake Oswego Montessori School. He retired in 1983 and donated his business to the Oregon Association of Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities.[2]


  1. "JAKE COLHOUER". Retrieved November 3, 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Obituary of Jake C. Colhouer". Archived from the original on November 4, 2015. Retrieved November 3, 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Jake Colhouer". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 3, 2015.

External linksEdit

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