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John Karcis

John Karcis

Personal information
Date of birth: (1908-12-03)December 3, 1908
Place of birth: Monaca, Pennsylvania
Date of death: September 4, 1973(1973-09-04) (aged 64)
Place of death: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Career information
College: Carnegie Tech
Debuted in 1932 for the Brooklyn Dodgers (NFL)Brooklyn Dodgers
Last played in 1943 for the New York Giants
Career history
 As player:
 As coach:
Career NFL statistics
Stats at
Head coaching record
Career record 0–8
Coaching stats at

John "Bull" Karcis (December 3, 1908 – September 4, 1973)[1] was an American football running back in the National Football League for the Brooklyn Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, and New York Giants. Karcis was also the head coach for the Detroit Lions. He played college football at Carnegie Tech.

Karcis was inducted into the Beaver County Sports Hall of Fame.


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