George Frederick Blanda
Height: 6-2 Weight: 215 lbs.
Born: September 17, 1927 in Youngwood, PA
Died: September 27, 2010 in Alameda, CA
High School: Youngwood
College: Kentucky (school history)
Drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 12th round (119th overall) of the 1949 NFL Draft.
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