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Don Hutson (1913–1997)

Donald Montgomery Hutson was the first star wide receiver in NFL history. He is credited with creating many of the modern pass routes used in the NFL today. He is credited as the first to use the buttonhook, z-out, hook and go and countless other routes that have become staples of offensive football. Along with Jerry Rice, he is widely considered ... See full bio »

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Known For

Super Bowl XXII
Super Bowl XXII Himself - Ceremonial Coin Tosser


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 1988 Super Bowl XXII (TV Special)
Himself - Ceremonial Coin Tosser
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 2006 ESPN 25: Who's #1? (TV Series documentary)
- Most Underrated (2006) ... Himself
 1946 Football Fanfare (Documentary short)
Himself - Alabama / Green Bay Packers Football Player

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6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951 (charter class).


The Alabama Antelope

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