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Tucker Frederickson

Born: Jan 12, 1943

Birthplace: Hollywood

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

Tucker Frederickson

Date of Birth : Jan 12, 1943
Birth Place : Hollywood

Ivan Charles "Tucker" Frederickson is a former 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. 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. Coach Shug Jordan called him "the most complete football player I've ever seen". He was an All-American in 1964. Frederickson was the first overall pick in the 1965 NFL Draft having been selected by the New York Giants, with whom he played until a knee injury forced his retirement in 1971. Frederickson was inducted in the College Football Hall of Fame in 1994.


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