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Pug Rentner

Pug Rentner
Date of birth: (1910-09-18)September 18, 1910
Place of birth: Joliet, Illinois
Date of death: August 24, 1978(1978-08-24) (aged 67)
Place of death: Glencoe, Illinois
Career information
Position(s): Halfback
College: Northwestern
As player:
Boston Redskins
Chicago Bears
Career highlights and awards
Honors: College Football Hall of Fame

Ernest John "Pug" Rentner (September 18, 1910 – August 24, 1978) was an American football halfback and quarterback in the National Football League for the Boston Redskins and the Chicago Bears. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1979.

High school career

Rentner attended the Farragut School in Joliet, Illinois.[1]

College career

Rentner played college football at Northwestern University and was chosen to the 1931 College Football All-America Team. He was selected as Northwestern's Most Valuable Player in 1932.[1]


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