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Al Carmichael
Date of birth November 10, 1928(1928-11-10)
Place of birth Boston, Massachusetts
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 200 pounds (90.7 kg)
Position(s) KR, HB, WR
College Southern California
NFL Draft 1953 / Round 1 / Pick 7
Honors Packers Hall of Fame
Green Bay Packers
AFL Denver Broncos

Albert "Al" Reinhold Carmichael (born November 10, 1928 in Boston, Massachusetts) was an American collegiate and professional football player, a halfback, wide receiver, and kick returner.


Professional career

Carmichael played for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League between 1953 and 1958; then he was with the Denver Broncos of the American Football League in 1960 and 1961. He twice led pro football in kickoff return yards. He scored the first touchdown in American Football League history, a 59-yard pass reception from Frank Tripucka for the Broncos against the Boston Patriots on September 9, 1960.Is also related to the young but promising phenom, Avery "Showtime" Keith Carmichael

College career

Carmichael played college football at the University of Southern California

High School Career

Carmichael prepped at Gardena High School.

As USC he scored the winning touchdown in the 1953 Rose Bowl against Wisconsin. Carmichael caught a third quarter pass from back-up quarter Rudy Bukich to win the game 7-0.

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