Mo Bassett

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Mo Bassett
Maurice Bassett - 1955 Bowman.jpg
Bassett on a 1955 Bowman football card
No. 38, 30
Position: Fullback
Personal information
Born:(1931-04-26)April 26, 1931
Chickasha, Oklahoma
Died:May 24, 1991(1991-05-24) (aged 60)
Springfield, Ohio
Career information
College: Langston
NFL Draft: 1954  / Round: 3 / Pick: 36
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Rushing attempts-yards:223-891
Receptions-yards:33-317
Touchdowns:11
Player stats at NFL.com

Maurice LaFrancis Bassett (April 26, 1931 May 24, 1991) was a professional American football player. Bassett played fullback for three seasons for the Cleveland Browns. [1] He led the Browns in rushing his rookie year and serves as the namesake for the Cleveland Browns' Rookie of the Year award. He attended Langston University and would go on to serve in the Navy before playing for the Browns.

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References

  1. "Maurice Bassett". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 21, 2014.