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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)



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.



1948 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

1949 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)


University of Pennsylvania