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Pete Pihos was drafted in the 5th round of the 1945 NFL Draft by the Eagles. During his nine seasons of play, he missed just one game. Pete led the NFL in receiving from 1953 through 1955 and earned first-team All-Pro or All-League honors six times and was named to six Pro Bowls.
The Packers drafted Jim Ringo in the seventh round of the 1953. Ringo was considered vastly undersized at 211 pounds but he used his quickness and excellent technique to build a 15-year NFL career, including 11 seasons with the Packers, as one of the game's best centers. Ringo attended his first of seven straight Pro Bowls in 1957, but he flourished under Lombardi, earning consensus All-Pro honors from 1959-63. Ringo's speed and mobility made him an ideal blocker for Lombardi's famous power sweep.
Emlen Tunnell played 14 years in the National Football League. He was the first African American to play for the New York Giants where he played his first 11 years. Lombardi having coached Tunnell in New York, encouraged him to play his last three years with the Green Bay Packers. He was the first African American star to play for Green Bay. He was a nine-time Pro Bowl selection. He ended his career with a record 79 interceptions. He was elected as the first African-American in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1967. Tunnell began his pro career by hitchhiking across the country from Iowa to New York City to meet Jack Mara, son of Giants founder Tim Mara and ask to try out for the team. In his Hall of Fame induction speech, Tunnell thanked the West Indian banana-truck driver who dropped him off near this Polo Grounds "appointment."