Otto Everett Graham Jr. (December 6, 1921 – December 17, 2003) was an American professional football player who was a quarterback for the Cleveland Browns in the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) and National Football League (NFL) for 10 seasons. Graham is regarded by critics as one of the most dominant players of his era, having taken the Browns to league championship games every year between 1946 and 1955, making ten championship appearances, and winning seven of them.
Otto Graham. Otto Everett Graham Jr. Position: QB-DB Throws: Right 6-1, 196lb (185cm, 88kg) Born: December 6, 1921 in Waukegan, IL. Died: December 17, 2003 in Sarasota, FL. College: Northwestern (College Stats) High School: Waukegan Draft: Detroit Lions in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1944 NFL Draft.
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Full Name: Otto Everett Graham, Jr. Birthdate: December 6, 1921 Died: December 17, 2003 Birthplace: Waukegan, Illinois High School: Waukegan (IL) Enshrined into Pro Football Hall of Fame: September 12, 1965 Presenter: Paul Brown, Hall of Fame coach
Otto Graham, in full Otto Everett Graham, Jr., byname Automatic Otto, (born December 6, 1921, Waukegan, Illinois, U.S.—died December 17, 2003, Sarasota, Florida), American collegiate and professional gridiron football player and coach best remembered as the quarterback of the Cleveland Browns during a 10-year period in which they won 105 games, lost 17, and tied 5 in regular-season play and won 7 of 10 championship games.
Otto Graham is regarded as one of the greatest to ever play the game of football. Graham was able to pull off win after win for the Cleveland Browns, even without the safety of a helmet.
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Otto Everett Graham, Jr. set his first state record at birth in Waukegan, Illinois on December 6, 1921, weighing in at 14 lbs., 12 ozs. His music teacher parents mixed family values and the arts in raising their four sons. Otto learned the piano, violin, and cornet before focusing on French horn in high school.
Otto Graham won seven titles as Cleveland Browns quarterback and appeared in 10 championship games. Getty Images Offered no college football scholarships, Graham played basketball at Northwestern.
Otto Graham. Otto Everett Graham Jr. Position: QB-DB Throws: Right 6-1, 196lb (185cm, 88kg) Born: December 6, 1921 in Waukegan, IL. Died: December 17, 2003 in Sarasota, FL. College: Northwestern (College Stats) High School: Waukegan Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1965
Cleveland Browns quarterback Otto Graham comes in as the 16th best player in NFL history on NFL Film's "The Top 100: NFL's Greatest Players" list (2010). Subscribe to NFL Films:...