Frank Corral

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

Frank Corral
Date of birth:(1955-06-16) June 16, 1955 (age 59)
Place of birth:Chihuahua, Mexico
Career information
Position(s):K/P
College:UCLA
NFL Draft:1978 / Round: 3
Organizations
As player:
1978-1981
1983
1984
1985
Los Angeles Rams
Chicago Blitz (USFL)
Arizona Wranglers (USFL)
Houston Gamblers (USFL)
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls:1978
Awards:PFW Golden Toe Award (1978)
Honors:1x All-Pro selection (1978)
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com
 
Jump to: navigation, search
Frank Corral
Date of birth:(1955-06-16) June 16, 1955 (age 59)
Place of birth:Chihuahua, Mexico
Career information
Position(s):K/P
College:UCLA
NFL Draft:1978 / Round: 3
Organizations
As player:
1978-1981
1983
1984
1985
Los Angeles Rams
Chicago Blitz (USFL)
Arizona Wranglers (USFL)
Houston Gamblers (USFL)
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls:1978
Awards:PFW Golden Toe Award (1978)
Honors:1x All-Pro selection (1978)
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Frank Corral (born June 16, 1955 in Chihuahua, Mexico) is a former National Football League placekicker from 1978-1981. He attended Norte Vista High School in Riverside, California. He was a part of the Rams' Super Bowl XIV team. He later played with the Chicago Blitz, the Arizona Wranglers and the Houston Gamblers of the United States Football League.

Drafted in the 3rd round of the 1978 NFL Draft, Corral won the placekicking duties for the Rams in his rookie season. He added punting chores to his list of duties in 1980 and 1981 and remains the last NFL player to have been both the starting placekicker and punter for his team. In 1982 he was replaced by John Misko (punting) and Mike Lansford (placekicking). He would not return to the NFL.

In 1983 Corral moved to the USFL. While playing for the Blitz, Corral connected on 37 of 40 exptra point attempts and 22 of 41 field goals for 105 points. He also was the punter for Chicago, punting 74 times for 2989 yards and 40.4 average. The next year, for the Wranglers he was 63 of 65 on PATs and 11 of 21 in field goals for 96 points. He also punted 69 times for 2856 yards and a 41.4 average.

In 1985 for the Gamblers he punted 24 times for 961 yards and a 40.0-yard average and handled the kickof duties. Toni Fritsch handled the placekicking duties for the Gamblers.