Frank Sinkwich

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Birthday
10, 1920
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Oct 22, 1990 (70)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
10, 1920
Birthplace
Croatia
Death Date
Oct 22, 1990 (70)

About

Known as Flatfoot Sinkwich, he won the Heisman Trophy with the University of Georgia Bulldogs, playing halfback and quarterback.

Before Fame

He was a standout athlete in high school, and joined the Bulldogs on the condition that his friend George Poschner would join on a scholarship as well.

Trivia

He played professionally as the running back for the Detroit Lions, earning two Pro Bowl sections and a league MVP award in 1944.

Family Life

His parents were Croatian immigrants from Russian Georgia, who settled in Pennsylvania and ran a grocery business.

Associated With

Aaron Murray also played quarterback at the University of Georgia.

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