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Goose Gonsoulin

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Austin William "Goose" Gonsoulin (born June 7, 1938 in Port Arthur, Texas) of Baylor University was a professional football player, one of the original Denver Broncos from the 1960 season. At the end of his Bronco career, he was the all-time American Football League leader in interceptions with 43. His 11 pickoffs in 1960 are still a Denver club record, and he shares the team record for interceptions in a game with four, a feat he accomplished Sept. 18, 1960 at Buffalo.

Gonsoulin was an All-American Football League choice in 1960, 1962 and 1963. His amazing durablity and toughness enabled him to start 61 consecutive games at one point in his career. He was also the captain of his college team at Baylor. "Goose" Gonsoulin was selected to the second unit of the All-Time All-American Football League Team, and is a member of the American Football League Hall of Fame.

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