Paul Berezney

Paul Lawrence Berezney (born September 25, 1915 – March 29, 1990) was an American football offensive tackle in the National Football League. He played 31 games for the Green Bay Packers between 1942 and 1944, starting in 23. Berezney was the starting right tackle for the Packers in the 1944 NFL Championship Game.[1] After leaving the NFL in 1944, Berezney played in one game for the Miami Seahawks of the All-America Football Conference in 1946. His brother Pete Berezney also played in the AAFC.[2]

Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, Berezney attended William L. Dickinson High School.[3]

Paul Berezney
Position:Offensive tackle
Personal information
Born:September 25, 1915
Jersey City, New Jersey
Died:March 29, 1990 (aged 74)
Toms River, New Jersey
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:221 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school:Jersey City (NJ) Dickinson
College:Fordham
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • NFL Champion (1944)
Career NFL statistics
Games:31
Games started:23
Kick returns:1
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

References

  1. ^ "1944 NFL Championship Game Box Score". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved July 25, 2010.
  2. ^ "Pete Berezney". pro-football-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 2, 2015.
  3. ^ Paul Berezney, Pro-Football-Reference.com. Accessed November 22, 2017.

External links

1942 Green Bay Packers season

The 1942 Green Bay Packers season was their 24th season overall and their 22nd season in the National Football League. The club posted an 8–2–1 record under coach Curly Lambeau, earning a second-place finish in the Western Conference.

1943 Green Bay Packers season

The 1943 Green Bay Packers season was their 25th overall and their 23rd season in the National Football League. The club posted a 7–2–1 record under coach Curly Lambeau, earning a second-place finish in the Western Conference.

1944 Green Bay Packers season

The 1944 Green Bay Packers season was their 26th season overall and their 24th season in the National Football League. The club posted an 8–2 record under coach Curly Lambeau, earning them a first-place finish in the Western Conference. The Packers ended the season beating the New York Giants 14–7 in the NFL Championship Game, their sixth league title. Don Hutson led the NFL in touchdowns for a record-setting eighth time in his career.

Berezney

Berezney is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

András Bereznay, Hungarian-born cartographer and historian

Paul Berezney (1915–1990), American football player

Pete Berezney (1923–2008), American football player

Fordham Rams football

For information on all Fordham University sports, see Fordham RamsThe Fordham Rams football program is the intercollegiate American football team for Fordham University located in the U.S. state of New York. The team competes in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) and are members of the Patriot League. Fordham's first football team was fielded in 1882. The team plays its home games at the 7,000 seat Coffey Field in Bronx, New York. The Rams are coached by former Yale offensive coordinator Joe Conlin, distant relative to the late Ed Conlin, Fordham's all-time leading scorer in basketball who later played seven seasons in the NBA.

List of Miami Seahawks players

This is a list of known American football players who have played for the Miami Seahawks of the All-America Football Conference. It includes players that have played at least one match with the team.

List of people from Jersey City, New Jersey

The following is a list of notable people from Jersey City, New Jersey. (B) denotes that the person was born there.

Pete Berezney

Peter John Berezney, Jr. (November 14, 1923 – October 13, 2008) was an American football tackle who played two seasons in the All-America Football Conference with the Los Angeles Dons and Baltimore Colts. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the seventh round of the 1946 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Notre Dame and attended William L. Dickinson High School in Jersey City, New Jersey.

William L. Dickinson High School

William L. Dickinson High School is a four-year comprehensive community public high school located in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, serving students in ninth through twelfth grades as part of the Jersey City Public Schools. Dickinson occupies a prominent location on Bergen Hill overlooking lower Jersey City and the New York Harbor. The school has been accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Secondary Schools since 1929.As of the 2015-16 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,994 students and 163.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.2:1. There were 1,429 students (71.7% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 98 (4.9% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.

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