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On this Date 1934 - Sonny Jurgensen Born in Wilmington

By Rick Strunk - NCSHOF Director of Student-Athlete Program, 08/23/17, 11:45AM EDT

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On this day in history in the NCSHOF, football great Sonny Jurgensen was born in Wilmington.

On this day in history in the NCSHOF, football great Sonny Jurgensen was born in Wilmington.  Jurgensen went on to a great athletic career at New Hanover High, then quarterbacked at Duke and played that same position in the NFL with the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles, throwing for 32,224 yards in his career. He was inducted into the NCSHOF in 1971.

 

Sonny Jurgensen - NCSHOF

Sonny Jurgensen - NCDCR