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Jack Depler
Depler
Personal information
Date of birth January 6, 1899
Place of birth Lewistown, Illinois
Date of death December 5, 1970(1970-12-05) (aged 71)
Place of death Lewistown, Illinois
Career information
Position(s) Tackle, Center
College University of Illinois
Stats
Playing stats DatabaseFootball
Team(s) as a player
1921
1929
Hammond Pros
Orange Tornadoes
Team(s) as a coach/administrator
1929
1930-1931
Orange Tornadoes
Brooklyn Dodgers

John Charles Depler (January 6, 1899 – December 5, 1970) was a professional football player with the Hammond Pros of the National Football League. He later served as a player-coach with the Orange Tornadoes, and became the founder and coach of the Brooklyn Dodgers of the NFL.

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Prior to his professional career, Depler played college football at the University of Illinois. There he earned All-American honors in 1918, 1919 and 1920 and was a consensus pick in 1918. He helped lead Illinois to its second national championship in 1919. Depler went on to coach eight years at Columbia University.

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