Benny Friedman

Benjamin Friedman
Born: March 18, 1905
Cleveland, OH USA
Deceased: November 23, 1982
New York, NY
Position: TB-DB
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 183
College: Michigan
High School: East Tech (Cleveland, OH); Glenville (Cleveland, OH)
Career: 1927-1934
Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2005
Coaching record

Benny Friedman played from 1927 to 1934 during his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers, Cleveland Bulldogs, Detroit Wolverines and New York Giants. Friedman ran for 458 yards in his career on 152 attempts, scoring 18 rushing touchdowns. He also caught 5 passes for 67 yards.

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Year Team Att Comp Comp % Yds Yds/Att TDs TD % Ints Int % Long Rating
1932NFL Brooklyn Dodgers742331.13194.356.81013.528.9
1933NFL Brooklyn Dodgers804252.55947.456.278.861.1
1934NFL Brooklyn Dodgers13538.5161.200.0215.47.1


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1927NFL Cleveland Bulldogs 2
1928NFL Detroit Wolverines 6
1929NFL New York Giants 2
1930NFL New York Giants 6
1931NFL New York Giants 2
1932NFL Brooklyn Dodgers882502.80
1933NFL Brooklyn Dodgers551773.20
1934NFL Brooklyn Dodgers9313.40


Year Team No. Yds Avg. Long TDs
1932NFL Brooklyn Dodgers56713.40


Total Scoring:

Touchdowns Other Total
Year Team Rush Rec Punt Kick MFG Int Fum Other FG X/C Single 2Pt Saf Points
1927NFL Cleveland Bulldogs2011023
1928NFL Detroit Wolverines6019055
1929NFL New York Giants2020032
1930NFL New York Giants60110049
1931NFL New York Giants200012
1932NFL Brooklyn Dodgers0001508
1933NFL Brooklyn Dodgers00606

Playing Career:

Year League Team GP GS
1927NFLCleveland Bulldogs1313
1928NFLDetroit Wolverines1010
1929NFLNew York Giants1514
1930NFLNew York Giants1513
1931NFLNew York Giants95
1932NFLBrooklyn Dodgers1110
1933NFLBrooklyn Dodgers75
1934NFLBrooklyn Dodgers11


1927 - Chicago Tribune All-NFL (1st Team)
1927 - Green Bay Press-Gazette All-NFL (1st Team)
1928 - Chicago Tribune All-NFL (1st Team)
1928 - Green Bay Press-Gazette All-NFL (1st Team)
1929 - Chicago Tribune All-NFL (1st Team)
1929 - Collyers Eye Magazine All-NFL (1st Team)
1929 - Green Bay Press-Gazette All-NFL (1st Team)
1930 - Collyers Eye Magazine All-NFL (1st Team)
1930 - Green Bay Press-Gazette All-NFL (1st Team)
1933 - NFL All-NFL (2nd Team)


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