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George Gross (American football)

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George Gross (American football)

George Gross
Born (1941-01-26)January 26, 1941
Uila, Romania
Died April 27, 2010(2010-04-27) (aged 69)
Fairhope, Alabama
Position(s) Defensive tackle
College Auburn
NFL Draft 1962 / Round 8
Jersey #(s) 79
Career highlights
Honors American Football League Champion, 1963
  • Pro Football Reference

George Gross (January 26, 1941 – April 27, 2010) was an American Professional Football defensive tackle in the American Football League. He played five seasons (70 games) for the AFL's San Diego Chargers. He joined the Chargers' outstanding defensive line, first known as the "Fearsome Foursome", playing with DEs Bob Petrich and Earl Faison and his opposite number, DT Ernie Ladd. He was born in Vajola, Hungary (Weilau in his native German; now Uila, Romania) and died in Fairhope, Alabama.

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  • Gross's 1965 Topps football card
  • Fearsome Foursomes of the Los Angeles/San Diego Chargers

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