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Gene Goodreault

Gene Goodreault
Date of birth: (1918-07-31)July 31, 1918
Place of birth: Haverhill, Massachusetts
Date of death: July 13, 2010(2010-07-13) (aged 91)
Place of death: Orinda, Calif
Career information
Position(s): E
College: Boston College
NFL Draft: 1941 / Round: 2 / Pick: 15
Drafted by: College Football Hall of Fame

Gene Goodreault (July 31, 1918 – July 13, 2010) was an American football player. He attended Boston College, where he played end.[1] In 1940, he was named a consensus All-American.[1] The Detroit Lions selected him 15th overall in the 1941 NFL Draft.[2] He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1982.[1]

He died on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 at age 91 in Orinda, California, after a long illness. [1]

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External links

  • Brief interview with Gene Goodreault
  • Jim's vintage football and baseball autographs

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