Angelo Coia

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Angelo Coia
No. 46, 48
Date of birth: (1938-04-21)April 21, 1938
Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date of death: January 2, 2013(2013-01-02) (aged 74)
Place of death: Brigantine, New Jersey
Career information
Position(s): End
College: Citadel
Southern California
NFL Draft: 1960 / Round: 20 / Pick: 237
As player:
Chicago Bears
Washington Redskins
Atlanta Falcons
Career stats
Playing stats at

Angelo Anthony Coia (April 21, 1938 – January 2, 2013)[1] was an American football end in the National Football League (NFL) for the Chicago Bears, the Washington Redskins, and the Atlanta Falcons. He played college football at the University of Southern California (USC) and The Citadel and was selected in the 20th round of the 1960 NFL Draft. He attended Northeast Public High School in Philadelphia and was a teammate of Herb Adderley there. At Northeast Coia starred as a football player at halfback and with Adderley helped lead the team to the 1955 Public League Championship. He also was the city sprint champion at 220 yards in track.


  1. ^ Frank Fitzpatrick. "Angelo Coia dies; ex-NFL player and Philadelphia high school star". Retrieved 2013-01-04. 

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