"Indian" Jack Jacobs

"Indian" Jack Jacobs sounds like a very accomplished QB.

August 7, 1919 - January 12, 1974

Jacobs played many positions on both offense and defense. Played for NFL and CFL.

He set records of epic proportions. Records like, but not limited to:

the 1st QB to throw for over 3000 yards in a season in 1951!

Over 11,000 yards passing in 5 seasons!

He threw for 33 TDs in the 1951 season!

TD to INT ratio - 104 to 53 in the pioneering days of forward passing!

Threw 6 TD passes in one game vs Calgary (1952)

Completed 31 of 48 vs Hamilton (1953)

Jacobs even led the NFL in Punting in 1947

CFL Hall of Fame - 1964
American Indian Atheltic Hall of Fame - 1977
Bluebombers Hall of Fame - 1984
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame - 2002
Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame - 2004

Actor multiple films including, 1948 football movie - Triple Threat

All info courtesy of: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Jacobs
and

http://www.halloffame.mb.ca/honoured/2004/jJacobs.htm

....one of the Bomber all-time-greats....Wpg. stadium was known by many as the ' house that Jack built'.....he was a versatile qb. with a natural instinct for the game and terrific arm.........

....with regards to the green-back....nice to see we're at par finally....crazy ol loonie....never know what it's gonna do... :lol: