A look at the guards who have been inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame. Wochit
Lon Evans Played guard for the Packers for just five seasons. During that time the 6’2”, 225-pound Evans became an All NFL choice twice and helped win the 1936 league championship.
When the Packers won the 1936 NFL title over the Boston Redskins in New York City, Evans made the rounds of NBC’s radio studios gathering autographs of NBC radio stars on a game ball.
Evans was a Packer from 1933-’37. A star player at Texas Christian University, he went into coaching and later became sheriff of Tarrant County, the Fort Worth area of north central Texas. He authored the book “The Purple Lawman.”
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