Carlton Elliot

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‘Stretch’ Elliott, Laurel High School, was coached by Delaware State Hall of Famer George Schollenberger. Elliott earned All-Virginia and All-Southern honors as an end for the University of
Virginia. Virginia Coach Art Guepe called him the finest blocking end he had ever seen. As a freshman he caught 10 passes for 176 yards and two touchdowns. At 6-3 and 220 pounds he was rugged on
offense and defense. Elliott signed with the Green Bay Packers in 1940 and finished that season with the Erie Vets. In 1951 his first of five full seasons with the Packers he caught 35 Tobin Rote
passes for 317 yards and five touchdowns, averaging 9.1 yards per catch. In 1952 he caught 12 passes for 114 yards and one touchdown averaging 9.5 yards and led the Packers to an upset win over the
New York Giants. His 1953 Packer record was 13 catches for 11.5 yards per catch and one touchdown.



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