George was one of my heroes. I remember him playing at 46 and we called him the old man. He will be missed and was much loved.
I had the pleasure of sitting with him for dinner one night and would frequently see him at haunts around Oakland.
***Hall of Fame***
Full Name: George Frederick Blanda
Height: 6' 2'' Weight: 210
Born: 9/17/1927, in Youngwood, PA, USA
High School: Youngwood (PA)
College: University of Kentucky
Drafted: 1949, Round 12, Pick 8, (119 Overall) by Chicago Bears