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Benny Friedman

Benjamin Friedman
Born: March 18, 1905
Cleveland, OH
Deceased: November 23, 1982
New York, NY
High School: East Tech (Cleveland, OH); Glenville (Cleveland, OH)
Position(s): TB-DB
Height: 5'10" Weight: 183
College: Michigan
Career: 1927-1934
Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2005

Benny Friedman played from 1927 to 1934 with the Cleveland Bulldogs, Detroit Wolverines, New York Giants and Brooklyn Dodgers. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2005. Friedman ran for 458 yards in his career on 152 attempts, scoring 18 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 5 passes for 67 yards.


Passing:

YearTeamAttCompComp %YdsYds/AttTDsTD %IntsInt %LongSackedYds LostRating
1932NFL Brooklyn742331.13194.356.81013.584.6
1933NFL Brooklyn804252.55947.456.378.897.5
1934NFL Brooklyn13538.5161.200.0215.439.6
Totals1677041.99295.6106.01911.400

Rushing:

YearTeamNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
1927NFL Cleveland0.0 2
1928NFL Detroit0.0 6
1929NFL New York0.0 2
1930NFL New York0.0 6
1931NFL New York0.0 2
1932NFL Brooklyn882502.80
1933NFL Brooklyn551773.20
1934NFL Brooklyn9313.40
Totals1524583.018

Receiving:

YearTeamNo.YdsAvg.LongTDs
1932NFL Brooklyn56713.40
Totals56713.40

Kicking:

YearTeamX/CAX/CMX/CP %FGAFGMFG %SinglePts.KOYds.Avg.LongSingle
1927NFL Cleveland110.00.00.0
1928NFL Detroit190.00.00.0
1929NFL New York200.00.00.0
1930NFL New York100.010.00.0
1932NFL Brooklyn50.010.00.0
1933NFL Brooklyn60.00.00.0
Totals071inf02inf0000nan00

Total Scoring:

TouchdownsOtherTotal
YearTeamRushRecPuntKickMFG RIntFumOtherFGX/CSingle2 PtSafPoints
1927NFL Cleveland2011023
1928NFL Detroit6019055
1929NFL New York2020032
1930NFL New York60110049
1931NFL New York200012
1932NFL Brooklyn0001508
1933NFL Brooklyn00606
Totals18000271000185

Playing Career:

YearLeagueTeamGGS
1927NFLCleveland Bulldogs1313
1928NFLDetroit Wolverines1010
1929NFLNew York Giants1514
1930NFLNew York Giants1513
1931NFLNew York Giants95
1932NFLBrooklyn Dodgers1110
1933NFLBrooklyn Dodgers75
1934NFLBrooklyn Dodgers11

Honors

1927 - Chicago Tribune All-NFL (1st Team)
1927 - Green Bay Press-Gazette All-NFL (1st Team)
1928 - Chicago Tribune All-NFL (1st Team)
1928 - Green Bay Press-Gazette All-NFL (1st Team)
1929 - Chicago Tribune All-NFL (1st Team)
1929 - Collyers Eye Magazine All-NFL (1st Team)
1929 - Green Bay Press-Gazette All-NFL (1st Team)
1930 - Collyers Eye Magazine All-NFL (1st Team)
1930 - Green Bay Press-Gazette All-NFL (1st Team)
1933 - NFL All-NFL (2nd Team)