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Donald Montgomery Hutson (January 31, 1913 – June 26, 1997) was an American professional football player and assistant coach in the National Football League (NFL). He played as an end and spent his entire 11-year professional career with the Green Bay Packers.
Don Hutson. Donald Montgomery Hutson (The Alabama Antelope) Position: E-DB-DE 6-1, 183lb (185cm, 83kg) Born: January 31, 1913 in Pine Bluff, AR. Died: June 26, 1997 in Rancho Mirage, CA. College: Alabama (College Stats) High School: Pine Bluff Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1963
Don Hutson’s first touchdown came on an 83-yard pass from Arnie Herber in his second game as a Green Bay Packer. He wound up with 99 career touchdown receptions, a record that stood for more than four decades. When Hutson retired in 1945 after 11 superb seasons, he held 18 NFL records, including 488 career receptions.
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Although he may be largely forgotten due to time, Hutson deserves to be forever enshrined in the pantheon of great NFL receivers. This is the story of Don Hutson. Early Life Donald Montgomery Hutson was born on January 31, 1913, in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Today is Alabama great Don Hutson's birthday. Hutson was a 1938 All-American WR & CFB HOF'er.
Don Hutson, byname of Donald Montgomery Hutson, (born Jan. 31, 1913, Pine Bluff, Ark., U.S.—died June 26, 1997, Rancho Mirage, Calif.), American professional gridiron football player who, in his 11-year career from 1935 to 1945 in the National Football League (NFL), defined the role of the receiver in the modern passing game and created many of the sport’s pass routes. In addition to playing wide receiver, he was a skilled placekicker and defensive safety.
Don Hutson. Donald Montgomery Hutson (1913-1997) was a wide receiver for the University of Alabama (UA) football team who is credited with revolutionizing the position. His gridiron success began at the collegiate level, when he was instrumental in Alabama's national championship campaign in 1934. He went on to play at the professional level with the Green Bay Packers in the National Football League (NFL), where he was an All-Pro and held a number of important records.
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Don Hutson, not Moss or Rice, was the most dominant receiver in NFL history Don Hutson was the most dominating receiver in NFL history, and it's not even close. Author: Ron Borges Publish...
Don Hutson, one of the Green Bay Packers' greatest players and perhaps the best wide receiver in college and professional football history, died yesterday in Rancho Mirage, Calif. He was 84.