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Don Horn
Date of birth: (1945-03-09) March 9, 1945 (age 73)
Place of birth: South Gate, California
Career information
Position(s): Quarterback
College: San Diego State
NFL Draft: 1967 / Round: 1 / Pick 25
Organizations
 As player:
1967-1970
1971-1972
1973
1974
1975
Green Bay Packers
Denver Broncos
Cleveland Browns
San Diego Chargers
Portland Thunder - WFL
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Donald Glenn Horn (born March 9, 1945) is a former National Football League quarterback. He was a first round pick All American out of San Diego State University by the Green Bay Packers, but his NFL career was less impressive because he only threw for 3,369 yards and 20 touchdowns in 8 seasons. He finished his pro career in 1975 with the Portland Thunder of the up-start WFL, where he completed 158 of 272 passes for 1742 yards and 11 TDs (and 12 picks.)

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During a conversation in 2008, Don talked about the excitement he felt when he was drafted by the Green Bay Packers as their first round draft choice with a contract for $15,000. As he stated, "that was over $1,000 a month, something today's players wouldn't even cross the street for".

Vince Lombardi, the coach that drafted him, told his players that he was aware "three or four of you are here for the money and are sorry souls". Horn responded that the opposite is true today, that only "three or four are playing now for the love of the game".

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