Ed (Butch) Songin

Ed Songin went to Boston College where he was both the starting quarterback for three years (1947-49) and a two-time All-American hockey player.  Songin played on the national champion hockey team in 1948-49, and was the captain of the 1949-50 squad.  Song was drafted by the Cleveland Browns of the NFL in the 19th round of the 1950 college draft.  Songin joined the Hamilton Tiger-ats for two seaons (1953-54) and then later resurfaced with the advent of the AFL where he played three seasons (1960 to 1962) with Boston and the New York Titans.  In 1960 as the first starting QB for the Patriots, Songin threw for over 2400 yards and had 22 touchdown passes.  In 1970, Songin was elect ed to the Boston College Athletic Hall of Fame.  Ed Songin passed away on May 26, 1976.

NFL Stats for Ed Songin

Wikipedia article on Ed Songin

Ed Songin in the Boston College Athletic HOF

Songin's one game pro hockey career

Songin Signs With Alouettes - June 20, 1951

Year Team GP PA PC % Yds TD Int Sacked Yds
1953 HAM                  
1954 HAM
340 187 55 2500 19 29

The East did not start keeping individual statistics until 1954.


Ed Songn

Ed Songn