|Born:||June 14, 1899|
Middletown, Connecticut, United States
|Died:||August 1, 1966 (aged 67)|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight:||201 lb (91 kg)|
|High school:||Enfield (CT)|
|Career NFL statistics|
|Representing United States|
|1924 Paris||Freestyle, light heavyweight|
John Franklin "Jack" Spellman (June 14, 1899 – August 1, 1966) was an American wrestler and olympic champion. He competed at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris, where he won a gold medal in freestyle light heavyweight. After college, Spellman became a professional wrestler and football player. Spellman played American football as a right end for the Providence Steam Roller and Boston Braves from 1925 to 1932.
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- "Dropping Back In NFL History: The NFL's Olympians: (page 4)". Footballnation.com. Archived from the original on 2015-09-24. Retrieved 2012-09-19.
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