Gordy Soltau

Gordy Soltau

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Soltau on a 1952 Bowman football card
No. 82
Position: Wide receiver / placekicker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1925-01-25)January 25, 1925
Place of birth: Duluth, Minnesota
Date of death: October 26, 2014(2014-10-26) (aged 89)
Place of death: Santa Clara, California
Career information
College: Minnesota
NFL Draft: 1950 / Round: 3 / Pick: 30
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 249
Receiving yards: 3,487
Touchdowns: 25
Player stats at NFL.com

Gordon Leroy Soltau (January 25, 1925 – October 26, 2014) was an American football player who played wide receiver for nine seasons in the National Football League (NFL) for the San Francisco 49ers.

On October 26, 2014, Soltau died at the age of 89. He was survived by his wife, Nancy; daughter, Jill; two sons John and Mark; daughter-in-laws Sarah and Valerie; and granddaughters Susie and Shelby.[1]


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