- Five times All-NFL
- All-NFL at three positions (linebacker, offensive tackle and defensive tackle)
- Played both ways throughout playing career
- 1950-1953 Pro-Bowler
- Pro Football Hall of Famer (1975 Inductee)
He was a quick, large and hard-working linebacker for the Bears, who helped to end the Eagles dominance with their sweep play. He was so strong that sportswriter Grantland Rice once said that he was "the closest thing to a Greek God since Apollo." (source: chicagobears.com)
Did you know......George Connor was the first winner of the Outland Trophy in 1946?