Steve Nemeth
No. 10, 69, 66     
Quarterback / Placekicker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1922-12-10)December 10, 1922
Place of birth: South Bend, Indiana
Date of death: March 27, 1998(1998-03-27) (aged 75)
Place of death: South Bend, Indiana
Career information
College: Notre Dame
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Cleveland Rams ( 1945)
Career highlights and awards
* NFL champion (1945)
Stats at

Steve Joseph Nemeth (December 10, 1922 – March 27, 1998) was an American football quarterback who played two seasons in the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) with the Chicago Rockets and Baltimore Colts. He played college football at the University of Notre Dame and attended James Whitcomb Riley High School in South Bend, Indiana.[1] He was also a member of the Cleveland Rams, Montreal Alouettes and Detroit Lions.

Early years[edit | edit source]

Nemeth played high school football at James Whitcomb Riley High School. He earned All-State honors in 1940 and 1941. He was inducted into the Indiana Football Hall of Fame on August 15, 1987.[2]

College career[edit | edit source]

Nemeth played for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish from 1943 to 1944.[2]

Professional career[edit | edit source]

Nemeth played in nine games, starting four, for the Cleveland Rams of the National Football League (NFL) in 1945.[3] He played in thirteen games, starting one, for the Chicago Rockets of the AAFC during the 1946 season.[3] He played in four games, starting one, for the AAFC's Baltimore Colts in 1947.[3] Nemeth played in eleven games for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League in 1948.[4] He spent the 1949 off-season with the NFL's Detroit Lions and was released by the team on August 4, 1949.[2]

Coaching career[edit | edit source]

Nemeth joined the Notre Dame Fighting Irish as an assistant coach after his professional football career.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "STEVE NEMETH". Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Steve Nemeth". Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Steve Nemeth". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 3, 2015.
  4. "1948 Montreal Alouettes". Retrieved October 3, 2015.

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