George Gross (American football)

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George Gross
No. 79
Position: Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1941-01-26)January 26, 1941
Place of birth: Uila, Romania
Date of death: April 27, 2010(2010-04-27) (aged 69)
Place of death: Fairhope, Alabama
Career information
College: Auburn
NFL Draft: 1962 / Round: 8 / Pick: 103
AFL draft: 1962 / Round: 16 / Pick: 128
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Player stats at PFR

George Gross (January 26, 1941 – April 27, 2010) was an American football defensive tackle. He played professionally in the American Football League (AFL) for five seasons, from 1963 to 1967, with the San Diego Chargers. He joined the Chargers' outstanding defensive line, known as the "Fearsome Foursome", playing with defensive ends Bob Petrich and Earl Faison and defensive tackle Ernie Ladd. Gross was born in Vajola, Hungary (Weilau in his native German; now Uila, Romania) and died in Fairhope, Alabama.

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