Sam Gruneisen

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Sam Gruneisen
Born (1941-01-16) January 16, 1941 (age 74)
Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.
Died September 28, 2012(2012-09-28) (aged 71)[1]
Orlando, Florida, U.S.
Position(s) Center
College Villanova
Career highlights
Honors American Football League Champion, 1963
AFLSan Diego Chargers
NFL San Diego Chargers
NFL Houston Oilers

Samuel Kenneth Gruneisen (born January 16, 1941 in Louisville, Kentucky, died September 28, 2012 in Orlando, Florida) was an American collegiate and Professional Football center for the American Football League's San Diego Chargers, and in the NFL for the Chargers and Houston Oilers. Gruneisen attended Villanova University. He kicked two PATs and a 26-yard field goal in Villanova's 17-9 victory over Wichita in the 1961 Sun Bowl.

After completing his tenure in the Professional Football, Gruneisen coached at several levels of the sport.

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  1. ^ "Sam Gruneisen Passes Away". Retrieved 2012-10-18. 

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