George Donnelly (American football)
September 4, 1942|
|Height||6 ft 4 in (193 cm)|
|Weight||220 lb (100 kg)|
|College||University of Illinois|
|AFL draft||1965 / Round: 4 / Pick: 25|
|Drafted by||Denver Broncos|
|NFL draft||1965 / Round: 1 (13th overall)|
|1965–1967||San Francisco 49ers|
George Donnelly is a former professional American football player who played defensive back for three seasons for the San Francisco 49ers. At the University of Illinois, the co-captain, Donnelly, tied the NCAA record for 8 interceptions in one season (1964). Donnelly spent his years at the University of Illinois living in the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity House (Champaign, Illinois) with 6 of his teammates; Doug Mills, David Cade, Robert Cravens, David Mueller, Bill Sullivan, and David Crouse.
- "1965 AFL Draft". Archived from the original on February 25, 2017. Retrieved March 23, 2017.