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Don Hutson

Don Hutson

Donald Montgomery Hutson was the first star split end in National Football League history. He is considered by many to have been the first modern receiver. In his senior season at the University of Alabama in 1934, Hutson was a first team All-American for six different organizations and a second team selection by one other. After his career at Alabama, he joined the Green Bay Packers in 1935 and retired in 1945 after 11 seasons. He led the league in receiving yards 8 years of his 11-year career. Charley Malone, with the Boston Redskins led in Hutson's rookie year in 1935, Gaynell Tinsley, of the Chicago Cardinals led in 1937, Don Looney of the Philadelphia Eagles in 1940 and Jim Benton ... more on Wikipedia

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