For the director of the Cleveland Browns player personnel, see Jon Sandusky.
John Sandusky
Date of birth: December 28, 1925
Place of birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Date of death: March 5, 2006(2006-03-05) (aged 80)
Place of death: Coral Springs, Florida
Career information
Position(s): Offensive tackle, Defensive tackle
College: Villanova
NFL Draft: 1950 / Round: 2 / Pick 18
 As player:
Cleveland Browns
Green Bay Packers
Playing stats at

John Thomas Sandusky, Jr. (December 28, 1925 – March 5, 2006) was an American football offensive and defensive tackle in the National Football League. He played for the Cleveland Browns (1950–1955) and the Green Bay Packers (1956).

After his playing career, he turned to coaching in the NFL. He served as offensive line coach with the Baltimore Colts (1959–1972), the Philadelphia Eagles (1973–1975) and the Miami Dolphins (1976–1994) under Don Shula. He also served as the head coach of the Colts for part of the 1972 season.

He is the father of Baltimore Ravens broadcaster Gerry Sandusky. Neither John nor his son are of relation to former Penn State football assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.

Sandusky died of complications from internal bleeding while hospitalized.[1]


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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Howard Schnellenberger & Monte Clark
Miami Dolphins Offensive Coordinator
1976–1978 w/ Howard Schnellenberger
Succeeded by
Gary Stevens (1992)

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