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Overview

Otto Graham

Date of birth
Dec 06, 1921

Date of death
Dec 17, 2003 (age 82)

Ht: 6'1" Wt: 196 lbs.

Birthplace
Waukegan, IL

Hometown
Waukegan, IL

Nationality
German

College
Northwestern University

High school
Waukegan

Summary
Otto Everett Graham, Jr. (December 6, 1921 - December 17, 2003) was a professional American football and basketball player who played for the Cleveland Browns in both the All-America Football Conference and National Football League, as well as the Rochester Royals in the National Basketball League...
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Awards

Most Valuable Player AAFC
1948, 1947

Helms Foundation All-American
NCAA D-I Men's Basketball

1943-44, 1942-43

AAFC Champion
Cleveland Browns
1949, 1948, 1947, 1946

Trivia
  • 1946 stats: 95 of 174 for 1,834 yards, 17 tds, 5 ints, 112.1 rating; 30 carries, -125 yards, 1 td; 12 punt returns for 129 yards; 5 interceptions for 102 yards and 1 touchdown; did not miss a game due to injury
  • 1947 stats: 163 of 269 for 2,753 yards(yards led the AAFC), 25 tds(led AAFC), 11 ints, 109.1 rating(led AAFC); 19 carries, 72 yards, 1 td; 1 interception for no gain; 10 punt returns for 121 yards; did not miss a game due to injury
  • 1948 stats: 173 of 333 for 2,713 yards(led AAFC), 25 tds, 15 ints, 85.6 rating; 23 carries, 146 yards, 6 tds; 1 interception for no gain; 1 punt return for 12 yards; did not miss a game due to injury
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Nicknames
Automatic Otto

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Updated personal notes for Otto Graham
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  • Added trivia: "1946 stats: 95 of 174 for 1,834 yards, 17 tds, 5 ints, 112.1 rating; 30 carries, -125 yards, 1 td; 12 punt returns for 129 yards; 5 interceptions for 102 yards and 1 touchdown; did not miss a game due to injury"
  • Added trivia: "1947 stats: 163 of 269 for 2,753 yards(yards led the AAFC), 25 tds(led AAFC), 11 ints, 109.1 rating(led AAFC); 19 carries, 72 yards, 1 td; 1 interception for no gain; 10 punt returns for 121 yards; did not miss a game due to injury"
  • Added trivia: "1948 stats: 173 of 333 for 2,713 yards(led AAFC), 25 tds, 15 ints, 85.6 rating; 23 carries, 146 yards, 6 tds; 1 interception for no gain; 1 punt return for 12 yards; did not miss a game due to injury"
  • Added trivia: "1949 stats: 161(led AAFC) of 285 for 2,785 yards(led AAFC), 19 tds, 10 ints, 97.5 rating(led AAFC); 27 carries, 107 yards, 3 tds; did not miss a game due to injury"
  • Added trivia: "1950 stats: 137 of 253 for 1,943 yards, 14 tds, 20 ints, 64.7 rating; 55 carries for 145 yards, 6 tds; 6 fumbles; did not miss a game due to injury"
  • Added trivia: "1951 stats: 147 of 265 for 2,205 yards, 17 tds, 16 ints, 79.2 rating; 35 carries, 29 yards, 3 tds; 7 fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries for 2 yards and 1 touchdown; did not miss a game due to injury"
  • Added trivia: "1952 stats: 181(led NFL) of 364(led NFL) for 2,816 yards(led NFL), 20 tds(led NFL), 24 ints(led NFL), 66.6 rating; 42 carries, 130 yards, 4 tds; 4 fumbles; did not miss a game due to injury"
  • Added trivia: "1953 stats: 167 of 258 for 2,722 yards(led NFL), 11 tds, 9 ints, 99.7 rating(led NFL); 43 carries, 143 yards, 6 tds; 8 fumbles, 5 fumble recoveries for no gain; did not miss a game due to injury"
  • Added trivia: "1954 stats: 142 of 240 for 2,092 yards, 11 tds, 17 ints, 73.5 rating; 63 carries, 114 yards, 8 tds; 3 fumbles, 2 fumble recoveries for 11 yards; did not miss a game due to injury"
  • Added trivia: "1955 stats: 98 of 185 for 1,721 yards, 15 tds, 8 ints, 94.0 rating(led NFL); 68 carries, 121 yards, 6 tds; 7 fumbles, 3 fumble recoveries for no gain; did not miss a game due to injury"
  • Added trivia: "Played in all 126 games the Browns played in his career."
  • Added trivia: "His 23,584 yards are 74th all-time, and 2nd in Browns history, behind Brian Sipe"
  • Added trivia: "is 174 td passes rank 53rd all-time, and most in Browns history"
  • Added nicknames: "Automatic Otto"
by t-rich12 Feb 02, 2013
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Cleveland Browns champs 1954.jpg
Lou Groza, Otto Graham, Paul Brown Pete Brewster, Chuck Noll
by Dennis Kelley Feb 10, 2012
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by Dennis Kelley Feb 09, 2012
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Otto Everett Graham, Jr (1921 - 2003) - Find A Grave Memorial
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Submitted by Gridiron Fan, Feb 05, 2012
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Otto Graham and Coach Paul Brown
Otto Graham and Coach Paul Brown
by Gridiron Fan Feb 05, 2012
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Not sure who everyone is. Any help on the players I don't know would be greatly appreciatted.
by thesemers Jan 30, 2012
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Ex-Bills star Kelly: Rodgers could stand among 'greatest' QBs
Color Jim Kelly impressed with Aaron Rodgers. He's seen enough of the Packers quarterback to believe Rodgers has the chance to go down in history among the greatest passers the game has ever known.
NFL.com, Nov 16, 2011
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Is Manning's value more than Colts bargained for? (The Canadian Press)
A Super Bowl title, four MVP awards and playoff appearances in every season save one during the last decade, speak volumes about how much Peyton Manning means to the Indianapolis Colts.
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 12, 2011
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Second homecoming more than Brady ever imagined (Yahoo! Sports)
Tom Brady's visit to the Bay Area resulted in an impressive win and a milestone surpassing of an idol.
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 03, 2011
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#60 Otto Graham Cleveland Browns 1950 Champions of NFL
#60 Otto Graham Cleveland Browns 1950 Champions of NFL
by Lee T Sep 20, 2011
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#1 Quarterback AAFC - Otto Graham
#1 Quarterback AAFC - Otto Graham
by Lee T Sep 13, 2011
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