• Stanford University, 1923-25
  • St. Louis Browns, 1925-26
  • Duluth Eskimos, 1926-28
  • Chicago Cardinals, 1929-31

The greatest fullback in Stanford history, Ernie Nevers earned the title “America’s all-time one-man team” for prowess in all aspects of football. An All-American, he was voted to College Football’s All-Time All-America Team by consensus of the Football Writers of America and NCAA in 1969. Nevers earned 11 letters as a collegian, excelling in football, baseball and basketball. He pitched professional baseball with the St. Louis Browns before his pro football career. While with the Cardinals, he scored an NFL record of 40 points in one game. He is a 1963 charter member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 1980.

Plaque location: Stanford University