American Football Database
American Football Database
Rapacz on a 1952 Bowman football card
Date of birth: (1924-04-25)April 25, 1924
Place of birth: Rosedale, Ohio
Date of death: January 2, 1991(1991-01-02) (aged 66)
Career information
Position(s): Center
NFL Draft: 1947 / Round: 3 / Pick: 15
(By the Boston Yanks)
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John Joseph Rapacz (April 25, 1924 – January 2, 1991) was an American football offensive lineman in the National Football League for the New York Giants. He also played in the All-America Football Conference for the Chicago Rockets/Hornets. Rapacz played college football at the University of Oklahoma, where he was an All-American, and was drafted in the third round of the 1947 NFL Draft by the Boston Yanks. After retiring from the NFL Rapacz went on to become a Michigan High School Hall of Fame football coach for Hackett Catholic Central High School.

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