Ed Sutton

Inducted: 1999
  • Born in Sylva, NC, 1935
  • Versatile back at University of North Carolina from 1954–1956
  • Named first-team All-ACC halfback in 1956
  • Rushed for 748 yards in 1956
  • Also participated in basketball and track at UNC
  • Played three seasons with the NFL’s Washington Redskins and one with New York Giants
  • Rushed for 1,109 career yards and caught 14 passes
  • Earned medical degree from University of Tennessee while playing football
  • Opened numerous clinics in Fresno, CA
  • Honored by NFL with 1999 Alumni Career Achievement Award