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Ted Kwalick
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Ted Kwalick

Position:
Tight End


Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame: 1989


All-American Selection: 1967, 1968

Penn State's second two-time All-American, tight end Ted Kwalick was inducted into the National Football Foundation College Football Hall of Fame in 1989. In his three-year career (1966- 68), Kwalick caught 86 passes for 1,343 yards and 10 touchdowns. After making a pair of All- America teams as a junior, Kwalick was a consensus choice as a senior, while finishing fourth in the Heisman Trophy voting. He played in the College All-Star and the Coaches All-America games and the Senior Bowl following his senior season. Kwalick was a 1969 first-round draft choice of the San Francisco 49ers and enjoyed a distinguished career with the 49ers, Oakland Raiders and, briefly, the Philadelphia Bell of the World Football League, before retiring in 1977. He was a member of the Raiders' Super Bowl XI championship team and was selected to play in three Pro Bowls. In nine NFL seasons, Kwalick averaged 15.3 yards per catch on 168 pass receptions. Now living in Santa Clara, Cal., he is president of a sportswear company.

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