Karras Comes to Terms With Chicago Cardinals, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-10


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Karros Comes to Terms With Chicago Cardinals CardinalsThe The Chicago Cardinals yesterday signed AIIAmerican halfback Johnny Karras of Illinois their second draft choice choiceKarras Karras who earlier had been re ¬ ported as considering trying Canadian football signed a oneyear contract managing director Walter Wolfner in ¬ dicated dicatedHe He was the fifteenth drafted player to sign with the club this season A total of 23 players were under contract contractKarras Karras 24 years old played three years at Illinois gained 2344 yards and scored 23 touchdowns His best season was in 1949 when he set a new Big Ten rushing record with736 yards yardsLast Last year was his best as a pass re ¬ ceiver as he gained 164 yards on 19 receptions In the Rose Bowl this year he gained 58 yards on 13 attempts caught one pass for 16 yards and scored one touchdown touchdownAgainst Against Indiana last year he set a Big Ten record for the longest touch ¬ down run from scrimmage with an 88 yard jaunt and in 1950 he returned a kickoff 95 yards against Ohio State for a touchdown

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