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|Position:||Offensive lineman / Defensive end|
|Date of birth:||March 6, 1933|
|Place of birth:||Martinez, California|
|Date of death:||May 17, 2007(aged 74)|
|Place of death:||West Bloomfield Township, Michigan|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Weight:||247 lb (112 kg)|
|High school:||Mount Diablo (CA)|
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|Player stats at PFR|
John Louis Gonzaga (March 6, 1933 – May 17, 2007) was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, and the Detroit Lions. He also played in the American Football League for the Denver Broncos.
Gonzaga played football for Mount Diablo High School, but didn't attend college, instead going to work to help support his family. He continued to be involved in the sport by playing sandlot football.
San Francisco 49ers
Denver Broncos (AFL)
Gonzaga came from a family of 14 children and Portuguese descent. He worked as a sales manager for Ford Motor Company glass division, until starting his own glass company. He died on May 20, 2007 at his home in West Bloomfield, Michigan after battling an illness.
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