Boni Petcoff

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Boni Petcoff
Born: (1900-02-01)February 1, 1900
Bulgaria
Died: August 7, 1965(1965-08-07) (aged 65)
Oregon, Ohio
Career information
Position(s) Tackle
College Ohio State University
Career history
As player
1924–1926 Columbus Tigers

Boni Eli Petcoff (February 1, 1900 – August 5, 1965) was an American football tackle and coach. He was born in Bulgaria and came to the United States at age six.[1] He played college football at Ohio State and in the National Football League (NFL) with the Columbus Tigers from 1924 to 1926.[2] He was selected as a first-team tackle on the 1924 All-Pro Team.[3][4] He was the head coach of the University of Toledo from 1926 to 1929. After retiring from football, he was a physician. He died in 1965 at age 65.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Toledo Boy Honored". The Cincinnati Enquirer. December 7, 1922. p. 13. 
  2. ^ "Boni Petcoff". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 29, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Tillie Voss Picked as End On All American Pro Team; Lambeau, Half, On 2nd Squad". Green Bay Press-Gazette. December 19, 1924. p. 22 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ John Hogrogian (1984). "1924 All-Pros" (PDF). Coffin Corner. Pro Football Researchers. 
  5. ^ "Former Grid Standout At OSU Dies at 65". The Post-Crescent. August 6, 1965. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com.