Frank Sinkwich

Football Player

Birthday October 10, 1920

Birth Sign Libra

Birthplace Croatia

DEATH DATE Oct 22, 1990 (70)

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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.


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.