Vince Costello

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Vince Costello
Date of birth (1932-04-08) April 8, 1932 (age 85)
Place of birth Dellroy, Ohio
Career information
Position(s) Linebacker
College Ohio
Career history
As player
1957–1966 Cleveland Browns
1967–1968 New York Giants
Career stats

Vincent Costello (born April 8, 1932 in Dellroy, Ohio) is a former American football linebacker who played twelve seasons in the National Football League for the Cleveland Browns (1956–66) and New York Giants (1967–68). He later coached with Paul Brown as linebackers coach for the Cincinnati Bengals (1969–1973); Miami Dolphins (1974) and the Kansas City Chiefs (until his retirement).

Costello graduated from Magnolia High School in 1949.[1]

Costello now lives in Kansas City, Missouri, where he owns a company that makes and designs various sports collectibles, including a line exclusively designed for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. His store is called Vince Costello's Collectibles.

In 2012, the Plain Dealer named Costello the 56th best player in Browns history.[2]


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