George Blanda

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Birthday
17, 1927
Birthplace
Youngwood, PA
Death Date
Sep 27, 2010 (83)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
17, 1927
Birthplace
Youngwood, PA
Death Date
Sep 27, 2010 (83)

About

Former quarterback and placekicker who played 26 seasons in the NFL, mostly for the Chicago Bears, Houston Oilers, and Oakland Raiders.

Before Fame

He was a quarterback and kicker at the University of Kentucky prior to signing with the Chicago Bears in 1949.

Trivia

He set a league record by playing a total of 340 games during his career.

Family Life

He was married to Betty Blanda up until his death in 2010.

Associated With

He held the league record for most career interceptions thrown until Brett Favre broke it.