STATISTICS & HISTORY
Lawrance “Laurie” Walquist a football and basketball star at at the University of Illinois. In January of his senior year, it was revealed that Walquist had been moonlighting as a professional football player while playing for Illinois. He was declared ineligible for any more college athletics. Walquist would go on to have a long and success pro football career. He played nine seasons with the Chicago Bears. Walquist also played pro basket basketball. During the 1925-26 season he was player-coach for the Chicago Bruins team in the American Basketball League.
|Lawrance Wilfred Walquist||Born: Mar 9, 1898||Died: Sep 28, 1985||Hometown:||Rockford, Ill.|
|Played Professiona Football||REGULAR SEASON RECORD|
|1922-23||Rockford Thomas Cats||Indep|
|Major League Totals||6||4||2||10||1.7|