Frank Kuchta

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Frank Kuchta
No. 56, 52
Linebacker
Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1936-09-18) September 18, 1936 (age 77)
Place of birth: Cleveland, Ohio
Career information
College: Notre Dame
NFL Draft: 1958 / Round: 9 / Pick: 102
Debuted in 1958
Last played in 1960
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Games played 26
Fumble recoveries 1
Stats at NFL.com

Frank William Kuchta (born September 18, 1936 in Cleveland, Ohio) is a former American football center and linebacker in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He was also among the players of the inaugural Denver Broncos team in the American Football League. He played college football at the University of Notre Dame and was drafted in the ninth round of the 1958 NFL Draft. During his career at the University of Notre Dame he played in the historic 1957 Notre Dame vs the University of Oklahoma game where the Irish broke Oklahoma's 47-game winning streak—a streak which stands to this day. He made a crucial tackle to help win the game and was awarded AP—Lineman of the Week. After leaving the NFL he played for a season with the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League. He is married and a father of four.