The most valuable player in the Big 10 as a senior in 1934, former University of Iowa Hawkeye Joe Laws became a valuable Packer. A versatile left-handed passer and left-footed kicker, Laws proved his versatility over 12 seasons, from 1934-’45.
The 5’9”, 185-pound Laws, whose nickname was “Tiger,” played in the 1936, ‘38, ‘39 and ‘44 NFL championship games. He scored a touchdown in the ‘39 title contest and intercepted three Giant passes in the 1944 championship victory.
Laws touched the football 633 times for more than 3,900 yards and 126 points. He also intercepted 18 passes during his career.
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