Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Walter Eugene "Chuck" Foreman
Born: October 26, 1950
Place of Birth: Frederick County, Maryland
Graduated from Frederick High School in 1969
Attended the University of Miami from 1969 to 1972 where he played defensive back, wide receiver, and running back.
1970: 196 yards rushing and 103 yards receiving
1971: 951 yards rushing, with 10 touchdowns and 72 yards receiving
1972: 484 yards rushing, with 3 touchdowns & 557 yards receiving with 3 TD
Drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in 1973 as a running back
National Football Conference (NFC) Rookie of the Year in 1973
NFC Player of the Year by the Sporting News in 1974
NFC Player of the Year by United Press International (UPI) in 1976
Named All-Pro in 1975 and played in five consecutive Pro Bowls (1973-1977)
Three consecutive season rushing for 1,000+ yards (1975-1977)
Played in three Super Bowls with the Minnesota Vikings
Traded to the New England Patriots in 1980 and retired from the NFL later that same year
NFL Career Statistics:
Pass Receptions — 350 for 3,156 yards, 23 touchdowns
Known as "The Spin Doctor" for his elusive way of avoiding would-be tacklers
Community Service Award in 2005 by the College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted to the Minnesota Vikings Ring of Honor in 2007
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Sports. A significant historical date for this entry is October 26, 1950.
Location. 39° 23.119′ N, 77° 26.772′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from Stuart Drive south of Rutherford Court, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6327 Rutherford Court, Frederick MD 21703, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chuck Foreman Field (here, next to this marker); Meade Takes Command (approx. 1.3 miles away); Major General George Gordon Meade (approx. 1.3 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 1.3 miles away); War of 1812 Soldier (approx. 2 miles away); Barbara Fritchie: Civil War Heroine (approx. 2 miles away); Thomas Johnson (approx. 2 miles away); Jane Hanson National Memorial (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.