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Dom Principe
Fullback, Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: February 9, 1917
Place of birth: Brockton, Massachusetts
Date of death: April 9, 2010 (age 93)
Career information
College: Fordham
NFL Draft: 1940 / Round: 9 / Pick: 80
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*New York Giants (1940–1942)
Career highlights and awards
*Third-team All-American (1939)

Dominic Alfred "Dom" Principe (February 9, 1917 – April 9, 2010) was an American football player. He played college football for the Fordham Rams football team. He was selected by the Associated Press, United Press and Newspaper Enterprise Association as a first-team fullback on the 1939 College Football All-America Team.[1][2][3] He was drafted by the New York Giants with the 80th pick in the 1940 NFL Draft and played for the Giants during the 1940 to 1942 NFL seasons. He also played for the Brooklyn Dodgers during the 1946 season.[4]

References Edit

  1. "The 1939 A.P. All America". San Antonio Express. 1939-12-09.
  2. "U.P. Team Lists Kinnick As Best". Brainerd Daily Dispatch. 1939-11-29.
  3. Harry Grayson (1939-11-28). "NEA Picks All America Eleven: Nile Kinnick Named Back of Season". Ironwood Daily Globe.
  4. "Dom Principe". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.pro-football-reference.com/players/P/PrinDo20.htm. Retrieved February 2, 2015.
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