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2016 Bracket Challenge: Kyle Rote vs. Frank Gifford

2016 Bracket Challenge: Kyle Rote vs. Frank Gifford

WR Kyle Rote

Year: 1951
Pick: 1
College: Southern Methodist

A four-time Pro Bowler, Rote is ninth in franchise history with 5,668 yards from scrimmage and seventh in offensive touchdowns with 52. He caught 300 passes for 4,797 yards and 48 touchdowns while rushing 231 times for 871 yards and four scores. The first-overall selection in the 1951 Draft also threw two touchdowns in his career.


Photos of WR Kyle Rote's career with the Giants


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HB Frank Gifford

Year: 1952
Pick: 11
College: USC

As one of the most versatile players in NFL history, Gifford totaled 9,862 yards in his career. He rushed for 3,609 yards, caught 367 passes, scored 484 points, and threw 14 touchdowns. Gifford played in seven Pro Bowls and was named All-NFL four times and NFL Player of the Year in 1956. The Giants reached the NFL Championship game five times during his career, including a victory in 1956.


Photos of HB Frank Gifford's career with the Giants



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