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Charlie Krueger
Personal Information
Defensive Lineman
Jersey #(s)
Born (1937-01-28)January 28, 1937
Caldwell, Texas
Died February 5, 2021(2021-02-05) (aged 84)
Clayton, California
Career information
Year(s) 19591973
NFL Draft 1958 / Round: 1 / Pick: 8
College Texas A&M
Professional teams
Career stats
Safeties 3
Interceptions 1
Touchdowns 1
Stats at
Career highlights and awards

  • Pro Bowl selection (1960, 1964)
  • All-Pro selection (1960, 1965, 1970)

Charles Andrew Krueger (born January 28, 1937 - died February 5, 2021) is a former American football defensive lineman. He played his whole fifteen-season career in the NFL for the San Francisco 49ers. Previously he was an All-American at |]Texas A&M University and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1982. With the 49ers, Krueger wore number 70 and his number was retired by the 49ers. He was one of the last lineman in the NFL to wear a 2 bar "quarterback" facemask. Charlie's brother Rolf was also an NFL player with the St. Louis Cardinals and the 49ers.

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