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Leffler, Willie

William T. Leffler

An offensive lineman for the University of Tennessee in the 1930s, Leffler started at guard in 1937. One of his teammates was fellow lineman Sam Levine.

Birth and Death Dates:

Career Highlights:
Leffler played two seasons of varsity football for the Tennessee Volunteers. In 1936, Willie's first year on the team, the Vols ended the season with a record of 6-2-2 and ranked No. 17 in the nation (AP poll). The following season, Leffler stepped into the starting line-up as Tennessee finished the year 6-3-1.


Career Dates:
Leffler played offensive line at Tennessee from 1936-1937.

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92nd St. YMHA Bulletin, October 15, 1937