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Eddie Price


Edward Joseph Price, Jr.

Inducted 1982

Date of Birth



New Orleans, LA


Tulane University (1946-1949)


Eddie Price was one of the best. Born in New Orleans in 1925, Price, playing for Warren Easton High School, carried the ball so well he won All-City, All-State and All-Southern honors. After serving in the Navy in World War II, Eddie played outstanding football at Tulane from 1946 through 1949. His ball carrying was so outstanding that he won All-Southeastern Conference honors for two years, and his SEC rushing record survived for 27 years. He was awarded first-team All America honors by all three of the main wire services - United Press, the International News Service and the Associated Press. Playing at 195-pounds, this 5-11 "Irresistible Force" starred in the first Senior Bowl and was signed by the New York Giants. In 1950, Price was runner-up Rookie of the Year, and he won All-Pro honors in 1951 and 1952. Eddie Price was a building contractor in New Orleans, where he was active in politics


Height 5'11

Weight 195

Career Highlights

  • 1949 All-Conference
  • 1949 First Team All-America
  • 1948 All-Conference
  • 1948 Third Team All-America
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