Ed Danowski

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Ed Danowski
No. 22
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1911-09-30)September 30, 1911
Place of birth: Jamesport, New York
Date of death: February 1, 1997(1997-02-01) (aged 85)
Place of death: New York, New York
Career information
College: Fordham
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • 1x All-Star selection (1938)
  • 3x All-Pro selection (1935, 1937, 1938)
Career NFL statistics
TD-INT: 37-44
Yards: 3,817
QB Rating: 58.1
Stats at NFL.com

Edward Frank Danowski (September 30, 1911 – February 1, 1997) was an American football player who played quarterback and halfback in the National Football League. Danowski played for the New York Giants for seven seasons (1934–1939,1941) and quarterbacked the team when they won the 1934 and 1938 NFL Championship Games. He played college football at Fordham University.[1] He returned to Rose Hill as the head coach for the Rams from 1946-1954, amassing a record of 29-44-3 (.401); his 1949 squad reached #20 in the polls[2]

He grew up in Aquebogue, his father Anton was Polish immigrant.[3] His son John Danowski is the head lacrosse coach at Duke University as well as the longtime coach of the Hofstra Pride, and his grandson, Matt Danowski is second in Division I in total points in NCAA lacrosse history.

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