Gerhard Schwedes

Gerhard Schwedes
No. 30, 44
Position: Halfback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1938-04-23) April 23, 1938
Place of birth: Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 305 lb (138 kg)
Career information
High school: Flemington (NJ) Hunterdon Central
College: Syracuse
NFL Draft: 1960 / Round: 4 / Pick: 47
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Gerhard H. Schwedes (born April 23, 1938) is a former American football halfback who played two seasons in the American Football League with the Boston Patriots and New York Titans.[1] He was drafted by the Baltimore Colts in the fourth round of the 1960 NFL Draft. He was also a territorial pick of the Boston Patriots in 1960 American Football League draft. He played college football at Syracuse University, which he led to a victory in the 1960 Cotton Bowl Classic, and attended Hunterdon Central Regional High School in Flemington, New Jersey.[2][3][4] His son Scott Schwedes also played football at Syracuse and later the National Football League.[5]


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  2. "GER SCHWEDES". Retrieved August 28, 2014.
  3. "German-Bred Schwedes Is An All-American Boy". Times Daily. December 27, 1959. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
  4. "Syracuse 23, Texas 14" (PDF). Archived from the original on April 26, 2016. Retrieved April 26, 2016.
  5. Litsky, Frank (April 27, 1987). "Fathers and Sons: A New Generation". New York Times. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
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