American Football Database
John Burleson
Personal information
Date of birth: (1909-08-21)August 21, 1909
Place of birth: Albany, Texas
Date of death: October 6, 1983(1983-10-06) (aged 74)
Place of death: Abilene, Texas
Career information
College: SMU
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Portsmouth Spartans ( 1933)
Career highlights and awards
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John Charles Burleson (August 21, 1909 – October 6, 1983) was an American football lineman who played one season in the National Football League with the Portsmouth Spartans, Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds. He played college football at Southern Methodist University.[1]


  1. "JOHN BURLESON". Retrieved March 18, 2015.

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