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George Michael Savitsky

 

George Savitsky

College Football Hall of Fame 1991

Date of Birth: July 30, 1924, in New York, New York

Date of Death: September 4, 2012, in Somers Point, New Jersey (87 years old)

Source:

philadelphiaeagles.com

He died of complications from pneumonia.

After his football career, George Savitsky became a dentist.

Did you know?

After serving in the Marines during World War II, Savitsky played football under

coach George Munger at the University of Pennsylvania. He earned All-American

honors as a lineman all four years he attended Penn and is said to be the only NCAA

player of the 20th century to achieve that feat.

 

Teams:

1948 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

1949 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

College:

University of Pennsylvania