John Panelli

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John Panelli
John Panelli - 1950 Bowman.jpg
Panelli on a 1950 Bowman football card
Born: (1926-05-07)May 7, 1926
Morristown, New Jersey
Died: March 2, 2012(2012-03-02) (aged 85)
Royal Oak, Michigan
Career information
Position(s) Fullback, linebacker
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg)
College Notre Dame
NFL draft 1949 / Round: 2 / Pick: 12
Career history
As player
1949–1950 Detroit Lions
1951–1953 Chicago Cardinals

John Rocco "Bulldog" Panelli (May 7, 1926 – March 2, 2012)[1] was an American football player. He played college football at the University of Notre Dame. He went on to play two seasons in the National Football League (NFL) for the Detroit Lions, and another three for the Chicago Cardinals.[2]

Panelli died after a sudden illness on March 2, 2012. He was 85.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Former Lions player John Panelli dead at 85". ABC 7. Archived from the original on February 10, 2013. Retrieved March 5, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Notre Dame backfield wizard John Panelli dies". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved March 5, 2012. 

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