Rufus Granderson

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Rufus Granderson
No. 75
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Born:(1936-08-13)August 13, 1936
Waco, Texas
Died:October 20, 2015(2015-10-20) (aged 79)
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Height:6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight:277 lb (126 kg)
Career information
High school: Temple (TX)
College: Prairie View A&M
NFL Draft: 1959  / Round: 19 / Pick: 221
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com  ·  PFR

Rufus Will Granderson I (August 13, 1936 – October 20, 2015), was an American football defensive tackle who played one season with the Dallas Texans of the American Football League. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the nineteenth round of the 1959 NFL Draft. He played college football at Prairie View A&M University and attended Temple High School in Temple, Texas. [1] He died in 2015 at the age of 79. [2]

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References

  1. "RUFUS GRANDERSON". profootballarchives.com. Archived from the original on April 2, 2015. Retrieved March 19, 2015.
  2. "Rufus Will Granderson I". obits.mlive.com. Archived from the original on November 10, 2015. Retrieved November 9, 2015.