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Earl Roy Gros

 

Earl Gros

Date of Birth: August 29, 1940, in Lafourche Parrish, Houma, Louisiana

Date of Death: July 15, 2013, in Prairieville, Louisiana (72 years old)

Source:

Houma Today - Published 07/16/13

Cause of death is unknown at this time

Did you know?

Earl Gros attended Terrebonne High School in Houma, Louisiana.

He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the 1st round of the 1962 NFL Draft

and by the AFL Houston Oilers in the 1962 AFL Draft.

On May 5th, 1964, Earl Gros, along with Jim Ringo, were traded to the Philadelphia

Eagles for Leroy Caffey and a #1 draft pick.

Gros played (1) game for the New Orleans Saints in 1970.

 

Teams:

1962 Green Bay Packers (NFL)

1963 Green Bay Packers (NFL)

1964 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

1965 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

1966 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

1967 Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL)

1968 Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL)

1969 Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL)

1970 New Orleans Saints (NFL)

College:

Louisiana State University (LSU)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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