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Alex Karras

NameAlex Karras
Currentnumber71
CurrentpositionplainDefensive tackle
Birth DateJuly 15, 1935(age 81)
Birth PlaceGary, Indiana
Heightft6
Heightin2
Weight248
HighschoolGary Emerson High School
CollegeIowa
Draftyear1958
Draftround1
Draftpick10
Debutyear1958
DebutteamDetroit Lions
FinalteamDetroit Lions
Finalyear1970
Pastteams * Detroit Lions (1958-1962, 1964-1970)
Highlights * 4× Pro Bowl selection (1959, 1960, 1961, 1965) * 1957 Outland Trophy * 1960s All-Decade NFL team
CollegeHOF50056
Statseason1980
Statlabel1Games Played
Statvalue1161
Statlabel2Fumble Recoveries
Statvalue216
Statlabel3Interceptions
Statvalue34
NflKAR474612

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Alexander George "Alex" Karras ( ) (born July 15, 1935), nicknamed "The Mad Duck", is a former football player, professional wrestler, and actor who is best known for playing Mongo in the film Blazing Saddles and in the NFL played with the Detroit Lions from 1958 1962 and 1964-1970. In addition, he starred on the ABC sitcom Webster, alongside real-life wife Susan Clark, as the titular character's adoptive father.


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