George Connor (American football)

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George Connor
No. 71
Linebacker/Tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1925-01-21)January 21, 1925
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Date of death: March 31, 2003(2003-03-31) (aged 78)
Place of death: Chicago, Illinois
Career information
High school: Chicago (IL) De La Salle
College: Holy Cross and Notre Dame
NFL Draft: 1946 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5
Debuted in 1948
Last played in 1955
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Games 90
Interceptions 7
Fumble recoveries 10
Stats at NFL.com
Pro Football Hall of Fame
College Football Hall of Fame

George Leo "Moose" Connor (January 21, 1925 - March 31, 2003) was an American football offensive tackle/linebacker for the Chicago Bears from 1948 to 1955. He was originally a number one draft pick by the New York Giants in 1946. He is a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame and of the College Football Hall of Fame. He attended the University of Notre Dame.

George Connor was born in Chicago, and was not expected to survive infancy, weighing only three pounds at his premature birth. He served in the United States Navy during World War II.[1]

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