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Alexander George 'Alex' Karras

 

Alex Karras

College Football Hall of Fame 1991

Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1977

Date of Birth: July 15, 1935, in Gary, Indiana

Date of Death: October 10, 2012, in Los Angeles, California (77 years old)

Source:

He died from complications of kidney failure

Did you know?

Alex Karras has two older brothers, both are former pro-football players.

Theodore 'Ted' Karras and Lou Karas.

Alex Karras was also an actor.  You can read about career at this link:

Alex Karras IMDb

 

Teams:

1958 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1959 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1960 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1961 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1962 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1964 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1965 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1966 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1967 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1968 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1969 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1970 Detroit Lions (NFL)

College:

University of Iowa