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"Football helped me to get into business. I’ve met many fine people. Football changed my life a lot, an awful lot. It was good to me.”
(Notre Dame)...6'3'', 240...George Leo Connor ... All-American at both Holy Cross, Notre Dame ... New York Giants' No. 1 draft pick, 1946 ... Rights traded to Boston Yanks and then to Bears ... All-NFL at three positions - offensive tackle, defensive tackle, linebacker ... All-NFL five years ... Two-way performer throughout career ... First of big, fast, agile linebackers ... Exceptional at diagnosing enemy plays ... Played in four Pro Bowl games, 1950-1953 ... Born January 21, 1925, in Chicago, Illinois ... Died March 31, 2003, at age of 78.
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Posted on 19 Feb
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