Gerhard Schwedes

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Gerhard Schwedes
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Personal information
Born: (1938-04-23) April 23, 1938 (age 81)
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High school:Hunterdon Central Regional
(Flemington, New Jersey)
NFL Draft:1960 / Round: 4 / Pick: 47
AFL draft:1960 / Round: 1
Pick: territorial
(by the Boston Patriots)
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Player stats at PFR

Gerhard H. Schwedes (born April 23, 1938) is a former American football halfback who played two seasons in the American Football League with the Boston Patriots and New York Titans.[1] He was drafted by the Baltimore Colts in the fourth round of the 1960 NFL Draft. He was also a territorial pick of the Boston Patriots in 1960 American Football League draft. He played college football at Syracuse University, which he led to a victory in the 1960 Cotton Bowl Classic, and attended Hunterdon Central Regional High School in Flemington, New Jersey.[2][3][4] His son Scott Schwedes also played football at Syracuse and later the National Football League.[5]


  1. ^ "Gerhard H. Schwedes". Retrieved August 28, 2014.
  2. ^ "GER SCHWEDES". Retrieved August 28, 2014.
  3. ^ "German-Bred Schwedes Is An All-American Boy". Times Daily. December 27, 1959. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
  4. ^ "Syracuse 23, Texas 14" (PDF). Archived from the original on April 26, 2016. Retrieved April 26, 2016.CS1 maint: unfit url (link)
  5. ^ Litsky, Frank (April 27, 1987). "Fathers and Sons: A New Generation". New York Times. Retrieved August 29, 2014.

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