McElhenny, Hugh

McElhenny, Hugh (Edward, Jr.)

(1928–  ) football player; born in Los Angeles. Called "the King" for his many long-distance runs, he was All-American at the University of Washington (1951) and a star National Football League halfback (1952–64).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.