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Born(1933-12-13)December 13, 1933
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
DiedNovember 25, 1974(1974-11-25) (aged 40)
Position(s)Linebacker
CollegeDayton
NFL Draft1959 / Round 3
Jersey #(s)63, 56, 58
Career highlights
AFL All-Star1961-63
Honors* AFL Champion, 1963
Statistics
* NFL.com
Teams
* Washington Redskins ( 1959)
  • Los Angeles Chargers (AFL) (1960)
  • San Diego Chargers (AFL) (1961–1966)
  • Emil Karas (December 13, 1933 – November 1974) was an American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins and in the American Football League with the Los Angeles/San Diego Chargers. He was on the Chargers' 1963 AFL Championship team, and an AFL All-Star in 1961, 1962, and 1963. Karas played college football at the University of Dayton and was drafted in the third round of the 1959 NFL Draft. He died of pancreatic cancer in November 1974, one month before his 41st birthday.[1]

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    Games played
    71
    Interceptions
    8
    Fumble recoveries
    1

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