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Johnny Drake

Johnny Drake
Position: Fullback / Halfback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1916-03-27)March 27, 1916
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Date of death: March 26, 1973(1973-03-26) (aged 56)
Height: 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight: 213 lb (97 kg)
Career information
College: Purdue
NFL draft: 1937 / Round: 1 / Pick: 10
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • First Team All-Pro selection (1940)
  • 3× NFL All-Star (1938, 1939, 1940)
Career NFL statistics
Rushing yards: 1,700
Average: 3.2
Touchdowns: 24
Stats at NFL.com
Stats at pro-football-reference.com

John W. "Zero" Drake (March 27, 1916 – March 26, 1973) was an American football player. He was the first round pick (10th overall) by the Cleveland Rams, their first ever draft pick, in the 1937 NFL Draft.

External links

  • Biography of Johnny Drake - by Professional Football Researchers Association


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