Broncos’ historic Pick-6 stirs ‘Goose’ for a gander

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Broncos’ historic Pick-6 stirs ‘Goose’ for a gander

Gonsoulin recovering from cancer with Denver pride
Austin William “Goose” Gonsoulin, an “Original Bronco,” was acquired in a trade before Denver’s first season in 1960. The former AFL star now battling cancer and recovering from open-heart surgery still holds the franchise’s rookie record with 11 interceptions.
Austin William “Goose” Gonsoulin reached great heights as an “Original Bronco,” acquired in a 1960 trade. He instantly shined as he had 11 interceptions his rookie season, which remains a Broncos’ record. Gonsoulin also played in five All-Star games – would’ve been six, but one of the games was canceled – and was enshrined in the team’s Ring of Fame in 1984.
After a standout career at Baylor University, Austin William “Goose” Gonsoulin was picked in the AFL draft by the Dallas Texans, who then shipped him to the Denver Broncos for fullback Jack Spikes in the team’s first trade.

Broncos’ historic Pick-6 stirs ‘Goose’ for a gander

Austin William “Goose” Gonsoulin, an “Original Bronco,” was acquired in a trade before Denver’s first season in 1960. The former AFL star now battling cancer and recovering from open-heart surgery still holds the franchise’s rookie record with 11 interceptions.
Austin William “Goose” Gonsoulin reached great heights as an “Original Bronco,” acquired in a 1960 trade. He instantly shined as he had 11 interceptions his rookie season, which remains a Broncos’ record. Gonsoulin also played in five All-Star games – would’ve been six, but one of the games was canceled – and was enshrined in the team’s Ring of Fame in 1984.
After a standout career at Baylor University, Austin William “Goose” Gonsoulin was picked in the AFL draft by the Dallas Texans, who then shipped him to the Denver Broncos for fullback Jack Spikes in the team’s first trade.
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