John Schiechl
Personal information
Date of birth: (1917-08-27)August 27, 1917
Place of birth: San Francisco, California
Date of death: February 11, 1964(1964-02-11) (aged 46)
Place of death: Dade County, Florida
Career information
College: Santa Clara
NFL Draft: 1940 / Round: 2 / Pick: 13
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Pittsburgh Steelers (1941)
Career highlights and awards
  • N/A
Career NFL statistics as of 1947
Games played     49
Interceptions     6
Stats at
Stats at

John George Schiechl (born August 22, 1917 – February 11, 1964)[1] was an Austrian American professional American football center in the National Football League (NFL) and the All-America Football Conference (AAFC). He played for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Detroit Lions, Chicago Bears and San Francisco 49ers.

Schiechl was born in San Francisco, California[2] where he attended Balboa High School before matriculating to Santa Clara University.[3]


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