|Date of birth:||February 1, 1900|
|Place of birth:||Bulgaria|
|Date of death:||August 7, 1965(aged 65)|
|Place of death:||Oregon, Ohio|
|College:||Ohio State University|
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Boni Eli Petcoff (February 1, 1900 – August 5, 1965) was an American football tackle and coach. He was born in Bulgaria and came to the United States at age six. He played college football at Ohio State and in the National Football League (NFL) with the Columbus Tigers from 1924 to 1926. He was selected as a first-team tackle on the 1924 All-Pro Team. He was the head coach of the University of Toledo from 1926 to 1929. After retiring from football, he was a physician. He died in 1965 at age 65.
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- "Toledo Boy Honored". The Cincinnati Enquirer: p. 13. December 7, 1922. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/14762591/toledo_boy_honored/.
- "Boni Petcoff". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/P/PetcBo20.htm. Retrieved October 29, 2017.
- "Tillie Voss Picked as End On All American Pro Team; Lambeau, Half, On 2nd Squad". Green Bay Press-Gazette: p. 22. December 19, 1924. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/14679647/tillie_voss_picked_as_end_on_all/.
- John Hogrogian (1984). "1924 All-Pros". Coffin Corner. Pro Football Researchers. http://profootballresearchers.com/archives/Website_Files/Coffin_Corner/06-04-180.pdf.
- "Former Grid Standout At OSU Dies at 65". The Post-Crescent: p. 19. August 6, 1965. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/14762864/former_grid_standout_at_osu_dies_at_65/.
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