George McAfee

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT004765" title="George McAfee" href="/topic/sports/george-mcafee-PESPT004765.topic">George McAfee</a> was a great two-way player known for long explosive runs on offensive and dangerous reflexes as a pass rusher. He also could pass the ball in a trick play and was a feared punt returner. His career was interrupted at its peak by World War II and he played just six full seasons and parts of two others. Still, his impact during his brief career landed him in the Hall of Fame in 1966.

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George McAfee was a great two-way player known for long explosive runs on offensive and dangerous reflexes as a pass rusher. He also could pass the ball in a trick play and was a feared punt returner. His career was interrupted at its peak by World War II and he played just six full seasons and parts of two others. Still, his impact during his brief career landed him in the Hall of Fame in 1966.

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