Who was Hugh?

Who was Hugh?

Hugh McElhenny was an electrifying running back who was given the nickname of “the king”. He was a first round pick from University of Washington and ended up as Rookie of the year. He was also a member of the 49ers million dollar backfield with Joe Perry, John Henry Johnson and YA Tittle. After a few years on the west coast he moved to the expansion Minnesota Vikings, where he kept thrilling NFL fans. In his career he had over 11,000 all purpose yards and six pro bowls.


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