Crazy Canton Cuts: Pat Fischer


Published: March 20, 2009


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56 Interceptions
941 Yards
4 Touchdowns
3 Pro Bowls

Patrick Fischer was a 17th!-round draft choice of the Saint Louis Cardinals in 1961. He was the 232nd! player picked overall. Fischer, a Omaha native, went to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for college.

Fischer was a three-time Letterman for Nebraska in 1958, 1959, and 1960. Fischer was a halfback and cornerback, but he also spent time as a quarterback during his senior season.

His 17 seasons of NFL service rank him among the longest-serving NFL veterans in Nebraska history, joining his Husker teammates Ron McDole (18 NFL seasons) and Mick Tinglehoff (17 NFL seasons), and Irving Fryar (17 NFL seasons).

In 1958, Fischer tied for NU's team lead in touchdowns scored. He also led the Huskers in receiving that year. As a sophomore in 1958, Fischer led NU with 537 all-purpose yards.

He averaged 33.7 yards per kickoff return wit...

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