World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Don Panciera

Article Id: WHEBN0009703359
Reproduction Date:

Title: Don Panciera  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Ronnie Cahill, John Amabile (American football), Ralph Guglielmi, Paul Peterson (American football), Dominique Davis
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Don Panciera

Don Panciera
No. 28, 9
Position: QB/HB/DB
Personal information
Date of birth: (1927-06-23)June 23, 1927
Place of birth: Westerly, Rhode Island
Date of death:

February 9, 2012(2012-02-09) (aged 84#REDIRECT

  • This is a redirect from a page that has been moved (renamed). This page was kept as a redirect to avoid breaking links, both internal and external, that may have been made to the old page name. For more information follow the category link.{{Sidebar with collapsible lists
|name = Neo-fascism |title = Neo-fascism |pretitle = Linked to the Politics and elections series
and part of the Politics series on
|image = |listclass = plainlist |pretitlestyle = padding-bottom:0.3em; |titlestyle = padding-bottom:10; font-size:200%; font-weight:normal; |listtitlestyle = border-top:#989898 1px solid;padding-left:0.5em; |expanded =

|list1name = Core |list1title = Core ideas |list1 = {{flatlist

Place of death: Westerly, Rhode Island
Career information
College: Boston College/San Francisco
NFL draft: 1949 / Round: 4 / Pick: 41
(By the Philadelphia Eagles)
Career history
Career NFL statistics
TD-INT: 10-25
Yards: 1383
Stats at

Donald Matthew Panciera (June 23, 1927 – February 9, 2012) was an American football quarterback, halfback, and defensive back in the All-America Football Conference and the National Football League. He played for the New York Yankees (AAFC), the Detroit Lions, and the Chicago Cardinals. He played college football for the Boston College Eagles and the San Francisco Dons.

High school football

He was a two time first-team All-State quarterback honors for La Salle Academy in 1944 and 1945. He quarterbacked La Salle teams to some of the school's greatest seasons. As a senior in 1945 he led the Maroon to an undefeated season and a trip to New Orleans for a special high school bowl game at Tulane Stadium.

College football

He was a starting quarterback for Boston College and the University of San Francisco.

Pro football

Despite being selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 4th Round of the 1949 NFL Draft, Panciera joined the New York Yankees of the All-America Football Conference. In 12 games, he completed 51 of 150 passes for 5 touchdowns and 16 interceptions. The conference folded after the 1949 season, so in 1950 Panciera played defensive back for the Detroit Lions, recording 1 interception in 4 games. In 1952 he joined the Chicago Cardinals of the National Football League. In 8 games he completed 35 of 96 passes for 582 yards, 5 touchdowns, and 9 interceptions. In 1953 he joined the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Rugby Union, but appeared in only 1 game.

After Football

After his playing days he served as an assistant coach at the University of Dayton for three years and Boston College for a year. In 1960 he began working for General Motors in New England area and in 1970 was awarded a GM dealership in Wakefield, Rhode Island.

External links

  • Profile

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.