Vic Markov

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Vic Markov
Date of birth: December 28, 1915
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois
Date of death: December 7, 1998(1998-12-07) (aged 82)
Place of death: Seattle, Washington
Career information
Position(s): Tackle
College: Washington
NFL Draft: 1938 / Round: 4 / Pick: 26
Organizations
As player:
1938 Cleveland Rams
Career stats
Playing stats at DatabaseFootball.com

Victor William Markov (December 28, 1915 - December 7, 1998) was an American football player. He played college football for the Washington Huskies. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1976. Vic Markov is of Croat origin.[1]

Markov was a unanimous choice as a lineman on the university's centennial team. He earned nine varsity letters in football, wrestling and track and field. After college, he played professional football with the Cleveland Rams in the National Football League before joining the Army.

During World War II, he landed at Normandy as a company commander with Gen. George Patton's Third Army. He earned the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart and five battle stars while fighting in the Battles of the Bulge and the Ardennes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Croatian Chronicle Network 35 Pacific Northwest Croatian Athletes

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