NFL Hall of Famer who was an offensive lineman and linebacker for the Detroit Lions and Philadelphia Eagles.
He played center for the Seven Blocks of Granite at Fordham University, achieving All-American status in 1936 and 1937.
Although he earned many individual awards, he never achieved his dream of winning the NFL championship.
He had two sons, Alex Jr. and Raymond, and a daughter, Lillian.
He played college football at Fordham University, alongside Vince Lombardi.