Johnny Lattner

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Johnny Lattner
Jlattner.jpg
Johnny Lattner in Oak Park, Illinois 2004
Date of birth:(1932-10-24) October 24, 1932 (age 81)
Place of birth:Chicago, Illinois
Career information
Position(s):Halfback
College:Notre Dame
NFL Draft:1954 / Round: 1 / Pick 7
Organizations
As player:
1954Pittsburgh Steelers
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls:1
Awards:1952 Maxwell Award
1953 Maxwell Award
1953 Heisman Trophy
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com
 
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Johnny Lattner
Jlattner.jpg
Johnny Lattner in Oak Park, Illinois 2004
Date of birth:(1932-10-24) October 24, 1932 (age 81)
Place of birth:Chicago, Illinois
Career information
Position(s):Halfback
College:Notre Dame
NFL Draft:1954 / Round: 1 / Pick 7
Organizations
As player:
1954Pittsburgh Steelers
Career highlights and awards
Pro Bowls:1
Awards:1952 Maxwell Award
1953 Maxwell Award
1953 Heisman Trophy
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

John Joseph "Johnny" Lattner (born October 24, 1932) is a former American football player in the United States. He was a halfback for the University of Notre Dame where he won the Heisman Trophy in 1953, and won the Maxwell Award twice, in 1952 and 1953.

In 1954, Lattner and was drafted in the first round by the Pittsburgh Steelers, but played with them for only one season before entering the United States Air Force. There, during a football game, he suffered a severe knee injury that prevented him from ever playing professional football again.

Lattner attended Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Illinois.[1] An Oak Park resident for most of his life, he currently lives in Melrose Park and resides in Anna Maria Island, Florida during the winter months.

Lattner is a routine participant in the Chicago Saint Patrick's Day Parade.

At halftime during Fenwick's 2007 Game vs. Hubbard at Soldier Field, Lattner's #34 Jersey was retired.

See also[edit]

Notre Dame

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All-America". Time Inc. November 9, 1953. Retrieved 2007-05-30. 

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