Don Ettinger

Donald Nesbit Ettinger
Born: November 20, 1922
Independence, MO USA
Deceased: February 13, 1992
Cookeville, TN
Position: LB-G
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 213
College: Kansas
High School: Sunflower (KS)
Career: 1948-1954
Drafted: 1948 in Round 19, #166 overall by the New York Giants

Don Ettinger played from 1948 to 1954 during his career with the New York Giants, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Toronto Argonauts and Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Ettinger intercepted 9 passes for 53 yards in his career.

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Year Team X/CA X/CM X/CP % FGA FGM FG % FGS Pts.
1951CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders403485.011436.4147
1952CFL Toronto Argonauts01700017
1953CFL Toronto Argonauts020002

Punt Returns:

Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1951CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders122.00


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1948NFL New York Giants2147.012 0
1949NFL New York Giants273.50
1954CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats5326.422 1
NFL4215.212 0
CFL5326.422 1
Totals9535.922 1

Defense and Fumbles:

Year Team Tackle Brup Fum F Rec FYds FTD FF
1948NFL New York Giants001000
1949NFL New York Giants002000

Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1951CFL Saskatchewan Roughriders00434147
1952CFL Toronto Argonauts0017017
1953CFL Toronto Argonauts00202
1954CFL Hamilton Tiger-Cats10005

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1948NFLNew York Giants102
1949NFLNew York Giants114
1950NFLNew York Giants120
1951CFLSaskatchewan Roughriders14
1952CFLToronto Argonauts12
1953CFLToronto Argonauts14
1954CFLHamilton Tiger-Cats12


1948 - New York Daily News All-NFL (2nd Team)
1951 - CFL CFL West All-Star
1952 - CFL CFL East All-Star (1st Team)
1952 - CFL CFL East All-Star
1953 - CFL CFL East All-Star
1954 - CFL CFL East All-Star