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Huffman in his Indiana basketball uniform, circa 1936 Position: Halfback, Quarterback Personal information Born: December 18, 1914 Mooreland, Indiana Died: March 18, 1995 (aged 80) Bloomington, Indiana Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 215 lb (98 kg) Career information High school: New Castle High School College: Indiana NFL Draft: 1937 / Round: 3 / Pick: 27 Career history
Career highlights and awards
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Richard Vernon Huffman (December 18, 1914 – March 18, 1995) was an American football and basketball player. He was born in Mooreland, Indiana and was raised in and around New Castle, Indiana.
He played basketball for the New Castle High School team that won the Indiana state basketball championship in 1932.
He enrolled at  Indiana University in 1932 and played both football and basketball there. He was an All-American in both basketball and football at Indiana and won the 1936 as the best football player in the Chicago Tribune Silver Football Big Ten Conference.
He played two seasons of professional football in the
National Football League for the Detroit Lions in 1937 and 1938.  Huffman later managed a dairy and worked for the  Federal Bureau of Investigation. He was inducted into the Indiana Hoosiers Hall of Fame in 1982.  Huffman died in 1995 at age 80 in  Bloomington, Indiana.
Marv was also an All-American basketball player at Indiana and later played professionally with the Akron Goodyear Wingfoots of the National Basketball League.