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19. Arnie Herber
A true jack of all trades, Arnie Herber took a strange trip to football stardom.  Herber, a native of Green Bay who only played two years of college football was working as the clubhouse’s handyman and received a tryout from Curly Lambeau, who saw something in the kid, and boy was he right!

Herber would become the main Quarterback and would three times lead the league in passing.  The tradesman turner football player would be part of four NFL Championships and would enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1966.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Half Back, Quarterback, Tail Back
  • Acquired: Signed prior to the 1930 Season.
  • Departed: Waived after the 1941 Training Camp.
  • Games Played: 109
  • Notable Statistics: 53 Games Started
    410 Completions
    1,009 Passing Attempts
    6,749 Passing Yards
    66 Touchdown Passes
    90 Interceptions
    48.5 Quarterback Rating
    237 Rushing Attempts
    201 Rushing Yards
    3 Rushing Touchdowns
    11 Receptions
    155 Receiving Yards
    3 Receiving Touchdowns
    37 Punts
    1,461 Punting Yards*

    *Complete Stats were not kept until 1932.
  • Major Accolades and Awards: NFL Champion (1930, 1931, 1936 & 1939)
    First Team All Pro (1932)
    Second Team All Pro (1933)
    Pro Bowl (1939)
    Most Completions (1932, 1934 & 1936)
    Highest Completion Percentage (1933 & 1934)
    Most Passing Yards (1932, 1934 & 1936)
    Most Touchdown Passes (1932, 1934 & 1936)
    Most Passing Yards/Game (1932, 1933, 1934 & 1936)
    Highest Quarterback Rating (1934, 1936 & 1939)
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