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|Born:||October 21, 1929|
|Died:||August 23, 2008 (aged 78)|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||201 lb (91 kg)|
|High school:||Pittsburgh (PA) Shaler Area|
|Career highlights and awards|
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After being discharged by the Marines, he was signed by Art Rooney, founder of the Pittsburgh Steelers. During his seven-year career in the NFL, he played four seasons with the Steelers (1953 to 1954 and 1958 to 1959) and three with the Washington Redskins (1955 to 1957), rushing for a total of 1,380 yards and catching passes for a total of 556 yards. He was named to the Pro Bowl in 1956.
After retiring from football, Elter worked at the Allegheny County Workhouse in Blawnox, Pennsylvania and coached the inmates' football team. He was elected to the Duquesne University Sports Hall of Fame in 1984 and the Western Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame in 1994. In 2000, he was inducted into the American Football Association Hall of Fame.
- Kurutz, Daveen Rae (2008-08-26). "Ex-Steeler Elter called career 'a dream come true'". Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Retrieved 2008-08-26.