Marty Brill (American football)

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Marty Brill
Date of birth (1906-03-13)March 13, 1906
Place of birth Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Date of death April 30, 1973(1973-04-30) (aged 67)
Place of death Whittier, California, United States
Career information
Position(s) HC
College Penn
Notre Dame
Career history
As coach
1931 Staten Island Stapletons
1931-1932 Columbia (assistant)
1933-1939 La Salle
1940-1941 Loyola Marymount
Career highlights and awards
Career stats

Martin "Marty" Brill (March 13, 1906 – April 30, 1973) was a professional football coach with the Staten Island Stapletons of the National Football League during the 1931 season. He also coached college football at Columbia University (1931–1932) as an assistant. However he later become a head coach at La Salle University (1933–1939) and at Loyola Marymount University (1940–1941). Brill died of a heart attack at age 67 on April 30, 1973 in Los Angeles, California.

Playing career[edit]

Prior to his career as a coach, Brill played football at Penn and Notre Dame. He played at Penn as a freshman before transferring to Notre Dame. He left Penn because the coaches didn't seem too impressed with his abilities. Brill received All-American honors as a halfback with the Irish. Brill was one of four All-Americas on Knute Rockne's last undefeated team in 1930.

References[edit]

  • "Marty Brill Notre Dame Grid Great". St. Petersburg Times: 15–B. 1973. 
  • "Irish All-American Marty Brill Dies". Los Angeles Times: 1. 1973. 
  • Sports Illustrated | May 14, 1973 | A Roundup Of The Week May 1–7

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