George Preas

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George Preas
No. 60
Born:(1933-06-25)June 25, 1933
Roanoke, Virginia
Died:February 24, 2007(2007-02-24) (aged 73)
Roanoke, Virginia
Career information
Position(s)Defensive end
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight244 lb (111 kg)
CollegeVirginia Tech
NFL draft1955 / Round: 5 / Pick: 51
Career history
As player
1955–1965Baltimore Colts
Career highlights and awards
HonorsVirginia Tech Sports Hall of Fame
Virginia Sports Hall of Fame
Career stats

George Robert Preas (June 25, 1933 – February 24, 2007) was an American football lineman in the National Football League for the Baltimore Colts.

Preas grew up in Roanoke, Virginia and played high school football at Jefferson High School, graduating in 1951. He went on to star at Virginia Tech before being drafted by the Baltimore Colts.

Preas played offensive tackle for the Colts from 1955–65, alongside teammates like quarterback Johnny Unitas, receiver Raymond Berry, running back Lenny Moore, left tackle Jim Parker, defensive tackle Art Donovan and defensive end Gino Marchetti.

Preas died in the South Roanoke Nursing Home in 2007.

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