Josef Spudich American Football Player

Josef Spudich (November 9, 1908–March 10, 2001) was a United States professional American football player and teacher. He was born November 9, 1908, one of nine children of parents who came to the United States in 1903 from Croatia. In order to help with family expenses, Spudich worked nights and summers in a coal mine while attending high school in Benld, Illinois, and was graduated in 1929. He was a graduate of McKendree College, Lebanon, Illinois, in 1933, where he was named to the United Press International All-Star Football Team in 1932, and was All State fullback in 1931 and 1932. Moreover, he played professional football for the St. Louis Gunners, the Tulsa Oilers, and the Chicago Cardinals. Spudich earned his Masters Degree from the University of Missouri and did post-graduate work at Oxford in England and at Columbia University. He taught and coached in Sikeston, Missouri, Cairo and El Dorado Springs; then starting in 1942, at Freeport High School, Freeport, Illinois, where he was head football coach from 1951–1954. Spudich taught English and served as assistant principal. He was a soft-spoken man and had the respect and admiration of his students. Mr.

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Date of birth
November 9th, 1908
United States of America
Date of death
March 10th, 2001 at age of 92


1. University of Missouri Colleges/University

The University of Missouri (Mizzou, MU, University of Missouri–Columbia or simply Missouri) is a public research university located in the state of Missouri. In 1839 the university was founded in Columbia, Missouri, as the first public institution of higher education west of the Mississippi River. The largest university in Missouri, MU enrolls 33,805 students in 20 academic colleges in the 2011–12 year. The university is the flagship of the University of Missouri System which maintains campuses in Rolla, Kansas City and St. Louis. MU is one of 34 public universities to be members of the Association of American Universities and the only one in Missouri. There are more than 262,000 MU alumni living worldwide, with almost half continuing to reside in Missouri. The University of Missouri was ranked 90th in the 2012 U.S. News & World Report among the national universities, up four spots from 2011. It is the highest-ranked public school in the state and second overall (tied with Saint Louis University).

2013. 693 mil. $
2010. 975 mil. $
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105 Jesse Hall, 65211 - Columbia, Missouri
2013. 26,965
2010. 24,834
2009. 23,799
2013. 6,439
2010. 7,507
Acceptance rate
2012. 81.5 %
2010. 81.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 9.42 K $
2011. 8.99 K $
2010. 8.5 K $
2009. 8.5 K $
2008. 8.47 K $
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People attended University of Missouri connected by profession and/or age

b. 1941., American Football Player
b. 1957., American Football Player
b. 1962., American Football Player
b. 1950., American Football Player
b. 1977., American Football Player
b. 1959., American Football Player
b. 1933., American Football Player
b. 1925., American Football Player

2. McKendree University Colleges/University

McKendree University, formerly known as McKendree College, is a private liberal arts college located in Lebanon, Illinois. The area is a part of the Metro-East region of Greater St. Louis. Founded in 1828 as the Lebanon Seminary, it is the oldest college in Illinois. McKendree enrolls approximately 2,400 undergraduates and nearly 900 graduate students and remains affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The school changed its name to McKendree University beginning with the 2007-08 academic year. McKendree University comprises McKendree College, a School of Business, a School of Health Professions and a School of Education.

Type Private school
2010. 23.1 mil. $
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701 College Road, 62254 - Lebanon, Illinois
2010. 2,347
2009. 2,249
2010. 952
Acceptance rate
2010. 68.0 %
Local tuition
2010. 22.3 K $
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People attended McKendree University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1983., Baseball Second baseman
b. 1837., Military Person
b. 1825., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1823., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1863., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1858., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1846., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1972., Dramatist


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