George Connor (American football)
|Position:||Linebacker / tackle|
|Date of birth:||January 21, 1925|
|Place of birth:||Chicago, Illinois|
|Date of death:||March 31, 2003(aged 78)|
|Place of death:||Chicago, Illinois|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||240 lb (109 kg)|
|High school:||Chicago (IL) De La Salle|
|College:||Holy Cross, Notre Dame|
|NFL draft:||1946 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5|
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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 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 both the College of the Holy Cross and the University of Notre Dame. He won the first Outland Trophy in 1946. Grantland Rice once observed Connor was "the closest thing to a Greek God since Apollo."
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