Fran Papasedero
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Offensive Linemen
Defensive Linemen
Head Coach
Personal information
Date of birth: (1969-03-21)March 21, 1969
Place of birth: Boston, Massachusetts
Date of death: June 19, 2003(2003-06-19) (aged 34)
Career information
College: Springfield
Debuted in 1993 for the Albany Firebirds
Last played in 1997 for the Nashville Kats
Made coaching debut in 1998 for the Orlando Predators
Last coached in 2003 for the Orlando Predators
Career history
 As player:
*Offseason and/or practice roster member only
 As coach:
Career highlights and awards
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Receptions     9
Yards     56
Touchdowns     2
Tackles     82
Sacks     10.5
Stats at

Fran Papasedero (March 21, 1969 – June 19, 2003) was an Arena football player and coach. Papasedero coached the Arena Football League's Orlando Predators in the 2002 and 2003 seasons, having been appointed to replace Jay Gruden who wanted to resume his playing career at quarterback for the Predators. He had a 19-11 record and was 3-2 in the playoffs. Following the team's playoff defeat in June 2003, he died in a one car accident.

Prior to his coaching career, he played for the Albany Firebirds (1993), Massachusetts Marauders (1994), St. Louis Stampede (1995–1996), and Nashville Kats (1997).[1]

Papasedero went to Springfield College.


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