Tucker Frederickson
Player of American football
Tucker Frederickson
Ivan Charles "Tucker" Frederickson was an American football running back for the New York Giants of the NFL. Frederickson attended South Broward High School then moved on to Auburn University, and was a two-way player with the Tigers football team (averaging 4.4 yards per carry on offense and leading the team in interceptions as a safety on defense).
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Top 20 Auburn All Time Greatest Athletes - Track Em Tigers
Google News - over 5 years
Tucker Frederickson - Voted as Auburn's Player of the century; which really says enough about the athlete that Shug Jordan said was the most complete football player he had ever seen. Jordan said that both he and teammate Jimmy Sidle could have played
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Ben Cook column: Namath, Walker were the best I've ever seen - Lyndy's Sports Annuals
Google News - over 5 years
Bobby Humphrey, Lee Roy Jordan, Mark Ingram, Ozzie Newsome, John Hannah, Dwight Stephenson, Johnny Musso and Bobby Johns at Alabama were the best and Terry Henley, David Langner, Tucker Frederickson, Nick Fairley (another one-year wonder) and Freddie
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10 Things That the Auburn Football Program Has Done Really Well Historically - Bleacher Report
Google News - almost 6 years
The next Tiger selected with the top pick was RB Tucker Frederickson, who was selected by the New York Giants in the 1965 draft. Just over two decades later, Auburn's greatest player, RB Bo Jackson, was drafted first by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the
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Ray McNulty: Webster's spirits high, despite hardships - TCPalm
Google News - almost 6 years
He thinks the same of his old teammates and players, particularly Frank Gifford and Tucker Frederickson, both of whom have made the effort to stay in touch. Last season, the Giants honored Webster, Gifford and others from the 1956 championship team at
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BREAKING GROUND; Pine Creek Sporting Club
NYTimes - almost 8 years
Pine Creek Sporting Club WHAT Residential development and club for outdoor sports enthusiasts. WHERE Okeechobee, Fla. AMENITIES Guided hunting and a lodge with a dining area, among others. PRICES Homesites start at $800,000, cabins at $545,000. STATUS The official opening was last November, and houses are now under construction. DEVELOPER Pine
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THE ISLAND; From Humble Beginnings To a Magnificent View
NYTimes - over 8 years
THE lean, silver-haired guy who spent $115 million of his hard-earned millions on a verdant vanity project known as the Sebonack Golf Club settles with a muted groan into a chair on the clubhouse veranda overlooking the Great Peconic Bay and orders lunch. Yesterday he golfed and had the lobster roll. Today, as he watches the grounds crew aerate his
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PRO FOOTBALL; Stadium Deal Has Created Unlikely Team In Giants and Jets
NYTimes - about 10 years
In 1965, the Giants had the first pick of the National Football League draft. With it, they selected Tucker Frederickson, a blond, square-jawed and decorous running back from Auburn University in Alabama, an all-American in every way. That same day, the rival American Football League conducted its draft, and with their first pick the Jets turned to
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Sports of The Times; The Giants Used New Math for the N.F.L. Draft
NYTimes - almost 13 years
UNTIL the Giants acquired Eli Manning on Saturday, their 4-12 record last season was considered a disaster, if not a disgrace. But if Manning lives up to Coach Tom Coughlin's billing for ''talent, ability, pedigree and being able to perform under pressure,'' that 4-12 season will be fondly remembered as one of the most timely in Giants history.
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IN THE RADIO STUDIO WITH/Jonathan Schwartz; An Alchemist's 36-Year Seminar
NYTimes - over 13 years
Down the venerable blocks of West 57th Street I walked, past the Art Students League and the Osborne Apartments and Carnegie Hall, oblivious to all their architecture and history. To put it literally, I was bound on this serene Sunday morning for the Steinway building with its marble and brass, but truly I was searching for a location without
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PRO FOOTBALL; Dayne Over Alexander? Debate Has Center Stage
NYTimes - about 15 years
In 1965, with the first pick of the college draft, the Giants chose Auburn fullback Tucker Frederickson. Three picks later, the Chicago Bears selected running back Gale Sayers of Kansas. Injured early in his career, Frederickson became a versatile back who compiled meager statistics. Sayers became the youngest player inducted into the Pro Football
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PRO FOOTBALL; Passing Attempts Up, Season Record Down
NYTimes - over 15 years
During the broadcast of the Pittsburgh-Tennessee game Monday night, Dan Fouts suggested the Steelers might be looking to develop a change-of-pace backfield combination like the one used by the Giants. Fouts made a reference to Thunder and Lightning. Remember Thunder and Lightning? Frank Gifford and Kyle Rote? Or was that Tucker Frederickson and
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PRO FOOTBALL; Giants Might Choose Between Alexander and Dayne
NYTimes - almost 17 years
It was Nov. 28, 1964, and the Giants were in the market for a running back. With the first choice of the National Football League college draft, they selected Tucker Frederickson from Auburn. Three choices later, the Chicago Bears took Gale Sayers, who would average 5 yards per carry in his career, set seven league records and become the youngest
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FOOTBALL; Giants' Fans Yearning For a Simpler Time
NYTimes - over 24 years
MAYBE tomorrow, Lawrence Taylor's eyes will turn red and he'll feel like slapping his momma. As he told us before the 1987 Super Bowl, that's when he knows he's ready to play ball. But tomorrow, when the Giants report to training camp, Lawrence Taylor will be 33 years old, starting his 12th National Football League season, and the suggestion of
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Question Box
NYTimes - about 29 years
LEAD: QUESTION: Mel Allen, among many others, has called Don Mattingly the best Yankee first baseman since Lou Gehrig? How about it? QUESTION: Mel Allen, among many others, has called Don Mattingly the best Yankee first baseman since Lou Gehrig? How about it? So far, so true. Since Mattingly became a regular in 1984, he has shown he can carry the
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COLLINS MAY REPLACE INJURED PATTERSON
NYTimes - over 30 years
Elvis Patterson, the Giants' starting left cornerback, likes to say he always gives 110 percent effort. But his strained left groin muscle has left him at less than 110 or even 100 percent, and Mark Collins, a rookie, may replace him in Sunday's game here against the New Orleans Saints. In last Sunday's 14-9 victory over the Los Angeles Raiders,
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JOBS OPEN ON JETS AS DRILLING BEGINS
NYTimes - over 32 years
Jobs are available on the Jets, Coach Joe Walton reminded the first group of training-camp players before their intitial workout today. He then worked them to exhaustion. Monday will be worse. The practice was part of a strenuous program of competition, of players fighting for jobs on a team that Walton said was often complacent during its 7-9
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A CRUSADE FOR AUBURN FANS
NYTimes - about 33 years
NEW ORLEANS BOURBON STREET was impassable on New Year's Eve, and instead of glittery paper hats the merrymakers wore the navy blue and burnt orange of their alma mater, and instead of singing ''Auld Lang Syne,'' they chanted, ''Hey, it's great to be an Auburn Tiger.'' Among those forcing their way through the rowdy crowd were three prosperous,
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GEORGE VECSEYSports of The Times; Huarte Puts Heisman to Use
NYTimes - about 33 years
THE Heisman Trophy sits on the piano in Tempe, Ariz., holding up the sheet music for Bridget Huarte, age 12. In its time, the trophy brought extra glory to John Huarte, the Notre Dame quarterback, and gave him a lucrative entry into professional football. It never guaranteed him a job in pro ball, even though it certified that in 1964 he had been
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TV SPORTS; DOCKERY REFRESHINGLY CANDID
NYTimes - over 34 years
F or the followers of the New York Giants and the New York Jets, their exhibition game Saturday night was a chance to see how they are shaping up for the coming season. It also offered a chance to compare the two local broadcast teams. Channel 5, which televises Jets' games and Channel 11 which has the Giants, showed the game on a delayed tape at
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Gladiators Shaking Free
NYTimes - over 34 years
ELVIN BETHEA had never met Dave Wilson, never looked him in the eye, never shaken his hand. Last Thursday night, Elvin Bethea ''fraternized'' with Dave Wilson - then helped injure Wilson's knee. ''I didn't mean to,'' Bethea said. ''He just got caught in the pile and I happened to hit him low.'' Bethea was not happy about the accident to the
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Tucker Frederickson
    TWENTIES
  • 1965
    Age 22
    Frederickson was the first overall pick in the 1965 NFL Draft having been selected by the New York Giants, with whom he played with until a knee injury forced his retirement in 1971 (six total playing seasons).
    More Details Hide Details Frederickson was inducted in the College Football Hall of Fame in 1994.
  • 1964
    Age 21
    He was an All-American in 1964.
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    In 1964, he won the Jacobs Award as the best blocking back in the Southeastern Conference and was a runner up in the Heisman Trophy race.
    More Details Hide Details Coach Shug Jordan called him "the most complete football player I've ever seen".
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1943
    Age 0
    Born on January 12, 1943.
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