John Karcis

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John Karcis
John Karcis.jpg
Position: Fullback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1908-12-03)December 3, 1908
Place of birth: Monaca, Pennsylvania
Date of death: September 4, 1973(1973-09-04) (aged 64)
Place of death: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Career information
College: Carnegie Tech
Career history
As player:
As coach:
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Head coaching record
Career: 0–8
Coaching stats at PFR

John "Bull" Karcis (December 3, 1908 – September 4, 1973)[1] was an American football player and coach. He played professionally as a fullback in the National Football League (NFL) for the Brooklyn Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, and New York Giants. Karcis was also the head coach for the Detroit Lions in 1942. He played college football at Carnegie Tech.

Karcis was inducted into the Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame.