Bruce Lemmerman (born October 4, 1945 in Los Angeles, California) is a former professional American football player.
|Born:||October 4, 1945|
Los Angeles, California
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||206 lb (93 kg)|
|College:||Cal State Northridge|
|Career highlights and awards|
After a star career at San Fernando Valley State College, where he led the Matadors to their first winning season and the Junior Rose Bowl in 1967, Lemmerman became a backup quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons in 1968 and 1969. He later played ten years in the Canadian Football League for the Edmonton Eskimos. After his retirement from a playing career in football, Lemmerman became an assistant coach for the Eskimos, the Los Angeles Express of the United States Football League and the NFL's Houston Oilers. Later he was hired as director of operations for Edmonton, and then worked for many years as a scout for the Atlanta Falcons and the New Orleans Saints.
Lemmerman is the only CSUN quarterback to play in the NFL, and was inducted into the Matadors Hall of Fame in 1981.
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