Ed Danowski
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Personal information
Date of birth: (1911-09-30)September 30, 1911
Place of birth: Jamesport, New York
Date of death: February 1, 1997(1997-02-01) (aged 85)
Place of death: New York, New York
Career information
College: Fordham
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
 As player:
* New York Giants (19341941)
 As coach:
* Fordham (1946–1954) (head coach)
Career highlights and awards
* 2× NFL champion (1934, 1938)
TDINT     37–44
Yards     3,817
Passer rating     58.1
Stats at NFL.com

Edward Frank Danowski (September 30, 1911 – February 1, 1997) was an American football player who played quarterback and halfback in the National Football League (NFL). Danowski played for the New York Giants for seven seasons (1934–1939, 1941) and quarterbacked the team when they won the 1934 and 1938 NFL Championship Games. He played college football at Fordham University.[1] He returned to Rose Hill as the head coach for the Rams from 1946 to 1954, amassing a record of 29–44–3 (.401). His 1949 squad reached #20 in the polls.[2]

He grew up in Aquebogue, his father, Anton, was a Polish immigrant.[3] His son, John Danowski, is the head lacrosse coach at Duke University as well as the longtime coach of the Hofstra Pride, and his grandson, Matt Danowski, is second in Division I in total points in NCAA lacrosse history.

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Fordham Rams (Independent) (1946–1954)
1946 Fordham 0–7
1947 Fordham 1–6–1
1948 Fordham 3–6
1949 Fordham 5–3
1950 Fordham 8–1
1951 Fordham 5–4
1952 Fordham 2–5–1
1953 Fordham 4–5
1954 Fordham 1–7–1
Fordham: 29–44–3
Total: 29–44–3
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

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