Nick Nardacci
Date of birth: May 24, 1901[1]
Place of birth: Youngstown, Ohio
Date of death: August 28, 1961
Place of death: Youngstown, Ohio
Career information
Position(s): Halfback, Quarterback
College: West Virginia

Nicholas James "Nick" Nardacci (May 24, 1901 – August 28, 1961) was an American football halfback and quarterback. Nardacci was born in Youngstown, Ohio and graduated from Rayen High School in Youngstown.[2] He played college football for the West Virginia University teams that compiled a record of 25–2–2 in Nardacci's three years as a starter from 1922 to 1924. He played on the 1922 team that played in the school's first post-season game and is the only undefeated football team in West Virginia history. Nardacci rushed for 120 yards and one touchdown in the East-West Bowl, played in San Diego on Christmas Day 1922, and also threw a touchdown pass, to lead West Virginia to a win over Gonzaga.[3] Nardacci played an important part in West Virginia's rivalry games against Pitt and Washington & Jefferson.[4] He was selected as an All-American after the 1922 season. Nardacci played one year of professional football for the Cleveland Bulldogs in the National Football League.[5]

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