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Emil Karas

American football player from United States of America

Emil Karas (December 13, 1933 – November 1974) was an American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and in the American Football League with the Los Angeles/San Diego Chargers. He was on the Chargers' 1963 AFL Championship team, and an AFL All-Star in 1961, 1962, and 1963. Karas played college football at the University of Dayton and was drafted in the third round of the 1959 NFL Draft. He died of pancreatic cancer in November 1974, one month before his 41st birthday.  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1933-12-13
Place of birth
Pittsburgh
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
American football player

Education

Institution From To
University of Dayton

Athlete facts

Sports
American football

Death

Date of death
1974-11

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