George Preas

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George Preas
Date of birth: (1933-06-25)June 25, 1933
Place of birth: Roanoke, Virginia
Date of death: February 24, 2007(2007-02-24) (aged 73)
Place of death: Roanoke, Virginia
Career information
Position(s): Defensive end
Guard
Tackle
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 244 lb (111 kg)
College: Virginia Tech
NFL Draft: 1955 / Round: 5 / Pick: 51
Organizations
As player:
1955-1965 Baltimore Colts
Career highlights and awards
Honors: Virginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame
Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

George Robert Preas (June 25, 1933 – February 24, 2007) was an American football lineman in the National Football League for the Baltimore Colts.

Preas grew up in Roanoke, Virginia and played high school football at Jefferson High School, graduating in 1951. He went on to star at Virginia Tech before being drafted by the Baltimore Colts.

Preas played for the Colts from 1955–65, alongside teammates like quarterback Johnny Unitas, receiver Raymond Berry, running back Lenny Moore, left tackle Jim Parker, defensive tackle Art Donovan and defensive end Gino Marchetti.

Preas died in the South Roanoke Nursing Home in 2007.

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