Benny Friedman, a Jewish quarterback who was a pioneer in developing the forward pass, was elected to pro football’s Hall of Fame. Friedman starred for the University of Michigan and later played professional football, easily leading the NFL in passing touchdowns when he played from 1927-1933. He later coached football at Brandeis University.
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