Max Bumgardner

Max Bumgardner
Date of birth (1923-05-13)May 13, 1923
Place of birth Wichita Falls, Texas
Date of death April 12, 2005(2005-04-12) (aged 81)
Place of death Greenville, Texas
Career information
Position(s) Defensive back
College Texas
NFL draft 1948 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10
Career history
As player
1948 Chicago Bears
1948–1949 Detroit Lions

Max Bumgardner (May 13, 1923 – April 12, 2005) was an American football defensive back. After earning his B.S. in Physical Education from the University of Texas in 1948,[1] he was drafted to play professionally by the Chicago Bears, but was sent to the Detroit Lions. He played for just one year.[2]


  1. The Alcade Volume 37, Issue 6.
  2. "Max Bumgardner". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 10, 2014.

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