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Mort Kaer

Full name: Morton Armour "Mort" Kaer
Nickname(s): Devil May Kaer
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: September 7, 1902 in Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: January 11, 1992 in Mount Shasta, California, United States
Affiliations: USC Trojans, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

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Mort Kaer was far better known as a football player, playing halfback for Southern Cal from 1924-26. In 1925 he led the nation with 19 touchdowns for USC, a mark only broken 43 years later by O. J. Simpson. He played one year in NFL, in 1931 with the Frankford Yellow Jackets and then became a high school football coach.

Personal Best: Pentathlon – 2,931 (1924).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 21 Paris Athletics Men's Pentathlon United States USA 5

Men's Pentathlon

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