Ollie Genoa Matson


Ollie Matson

Pro Football Hall of Fame 1972

College Football Hall of Fame 1978

Date of Birth: May 1, 1930, in Trinity, Texas

Date of Death: February 19, 2011, in Los Angeles, California (80 years old)


New York Times - Published 02/20/11

Did you know?

Ollie Matson graduated from George Washington High School in San Francisco

in 1948.

Ollie Matson also won a bronze medal in the 400-meter run and a silver medal as part

of the United States 4x400-meter relay team in the 1952 Summer Olympics held in

Helsinki, Finland.



1952 Chicago Cardinals (NFL)

1954 Chicago Cardinals (NFL)

1955 Chicago Cardinals (NFL)

1956 Chicago Cardinals (NFL)

1957 Chicago Cardinals (NFL)

1958 Chicago Cardinals (NFL)

1959 Los Angeles Rams (NFL)

1960 Los Angeles Rams (NFL)

1961 Los Angeles Rams (NFL)

1962 Los Angeles Rams (NFL)

1963 Detroit Lions (NFL)

1964 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

1965 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)

1966 Philadelphia Eagles (NFL)


City College of San Francisco, University of San Francisco












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