Erik Jorgenson was a star RB for the Chicago Scouts in 1953, He was drafted in 1939 by the Boston Spirit and help then win the championship and was traded. He ran 3455 yards each season and and team renamed it into the Chicago Marauders in 1953. He died of a rare heart disorder and the whole chicago stadium was turned into a river for Erik's viking funeral.

Erik set the league records of the most rushing yards and the most receiving yards and TDs. These players broke his records

Kwazi Mbutabe (Baltimore Bearcats) 3521 yrds 5 TDs in 2007

Brandon Bates (Franchise Team) 3497 yrds 20 TDs in 2010

Daunell Sullivan (Houston Riders) 3467 yrds 4 TDs in 2006

Brandon Edington (Atlanta 404) 3460 yrds 3 TDs in 2010

Pro Career


Rare color photograph taken during Jorgenson's funeral, a traditional Viking ceremony.

Boston Spirit 1939-1941

Chicago Mauraders 1943-1955

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Erik during his days in Chicago