The Info List - John Huzvar

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John Francis Huzvar II (August 6, 1929 – March 9, 2007) was an American football player who played three seasons in the National Football League (NFL) with the Philadelphia Eagles and Baltimore Colts.[1] He first enrolled at the University of Pittsburgh before transferring to North Carolina State University. He attended Hershey High School in Hershey, Pennsylvania.


1 Early years 2 College career 3 Professional career 4 Personal life 5 References 6 External links

Early years[edit] Huzvar played high school football at Hershey High School, receiving multiple varsity letters. He graduated in 1947.[2] College career[edit] Huzvar first played college football for the Pittsburgh Panthers and later transferred to play for the NC State Wolfpack.[2] Professional career[edit] Huzvar played in twelve games for the Philadelphia Eagles during the 1952 season.[3] He then played in twenty games for the Baltimore Colts from 1953 to 1954.[3] His career was cut short after he suffered a serious head injury while with the Colts.[4] Personal life[edit] Huzvar served in the United States Marine Corps. He was later an NFL scout for free agents. He was also inducted into the Central Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame.[2] References[edit]

^ "JOHN HUZVAR". profootballarchives.com. Archived from the original on September 9, 2015. Retrieved October 29, 2015.  ^ a b c "John F. Huzvar, II". hooverfuneralhome.com. Archived from the original on October 30, 2015. Retrieved October 29, 2015.  ^ a b "John Huzvar". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 29, 2015.  ^ "Son Of Big John Huzvar Stars As Fullback For Hershey High". Observer–Reporter. Associated Press. September 20, 1970. Retrieved October 29, 2015. 

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Baltimore Colts 1953 inaugural season roster

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