Chuck Bednarik

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Chuck Bednarik

Date of birth
May 01, 1925

Ht: 6'3"Wt: 233 lbs.

Birthplace
Bethlehem, PA

Hometown
Bethlehem, PA

College
University of Pennsylvania

High school
Liberty

Summary
Charles Philip Bednarik (born May 1, 1925 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) is a former professional American football player, known as one of the most devastating tacklers in the history of football and the last two-way player in the National Football League. A Slovak - American from the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, he is perhaps best remembered for a tackle on the New York Giants' Frank...
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Awards

Maxwell Award
NCAA D-I FBS

1948

Nicknames
Concrete Charlie

Family members on Fanbase
John Bednarik (brother)

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NEW YORK GIANTS  VS  PHILADELPHIA EAGLES  -  1960
NEW YORK GIANTS VS PHILADELPHIA EAGLES - 1960
NEW YORK GIANTS HALFBACK FRANK GIFFORD (16) LIES PRONE ON THE FIELD AFTER A HARD TACKLE BY PHILADELPHIA EAGLES LINEBACKER CHUCK BEDNARIK (60) - ALSO PICTURED ARE GIANTS GUARD DARRELL DESS (62) AND FLANKER KYLE ROTE (44) AND ...
by F2HBANSHEE Aug 04, 2012
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Concrete Charley Bednarik
Concrete Charley Bednarik
by Hearndon Mar 06, 2012
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Chuck Bednarik
Chuck Bednarik
by thesemers Nov 28, 2011
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Bednarik Statue Unveiling is Saturday!
The event will take place on the field at Franklin Field during halftime of Saturday's Penn-Cornell football game, which kicks off at 1 p.m.
Pennsylvania Athletics Department, Nov 17, 2011
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Top Game-Winning Plays in Philadelphia Eagles History (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
The Philadelphia Eagles may not be winning many games right now. But as any Eagles fan like myself knows, a momentum changing win and an unforgettable game winning play can come right around the corner at any time. Over the decades, Philadelphia has taken...
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 27, 2011
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Chuck Bednarik video
Best Video biography I have seen by far.
by mndoss Oct 27, 2011
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Chuck Bednarik Statue Coming to Franklin Field!
Statue of "Concrete Charlie," who made his name as one of football's most legendary players at Franklin Field, will be unveiled Saturday, Nov. 19.
Pennsylvania Athletics Department, Oct 26, 2011
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Fitzpatrick the NFL's latest Ivy League star (Yahoo! Sports)
When NFL scouts spread out across the country scouring for talent, they don't exactly descend on Ivy League...
Yahoo! Sports, Oct 04, 2011
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Chuck Bednarik Statue Fundraising Auction!
Bid through the weekend on these exciting, extremely rare items, and help contribute to the Chuck Bednarik Statue Fund! We hope to install this statue before the end of the 2011 Penn football season.
Pennsylvania Athletics Department, Sep 30, 2011
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Report: NFL retirees sue union in CBA dispute
A group of retired players is suing the NFL Players Association, union president DeMaurice Smith, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and former player Mike Vrabel over recently-negotiated retiree benefits, according to a report by Yahoo! Sports.
ESPN, Sep 14, 2011
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History of the Philadelphia Eagles (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Philadelphia has long been proud of their Eagles. Despite never winning a Super Bowl, the Eagles have a loyal fan base and a season ticket waiting list that is thousands long. They are one of the oldest NFL franchises and remain one of the most important...
Yahoo! Sports, Aug 03, 2011
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Bednarik statue proposed at Penn, if money can be raised
Civic leaders, NFL figures and fans have been pushing for a statue of Chuck Bednarik to be erected at Franklin Field, where he played with both the University of Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia Eagles
NFL.com, Jun 04, 2011
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Member of 1960 Eagles title team dies: Local fan reaction (Associated Content)
Gene Gossage passed away at the age of 76. Gossage was a member of the 1960 Eagles NFL championship team. Gossage was a stellar lineman who graduated from Northwestern. There, he was one of the best players in the Big Ten. Gossage played both sides of the...
Yahoo! Sports, May 06, 2011
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Top five most successful No. 1 overall NFL Draft picks in history (Associated Content)
As the calendar turns to April each year, months of speculation and analysis culminate in what has become the biggest off-season spectacle in sports: the NFL draft. These days, the tests and examinations that potential draftees must complete, run the gamut...
Yahoo! Sports, Mar 31, 2011
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Spring Football: Week 2 in Review
With three more practices in the books, the two-time defending Ivy League champions are just a little more than halfway through the Spring season.
Pennsylvania Athletics Department, Mar 31, 2011
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Chuck Bednarik to be released from hospital soon (The National Football Post)
Here is some excellent news. Chuck Bednarik, the venerable Hall of Famer for the Philadelphia Eagles, will be...
Yahoo! Sports, Mar 29, 2011
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Chuck Bednarik hospitalized but 'feisty as ever' (The National Football Post)
Chuck Bednarik, one of the most colorful figures to ever play professional football, has been hospitalized in...
Yahoo! Sports, Mar 24, 2011
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Spring Football: Week 1 in Review
Four practices are in the books and the Quakers are officially a third of the way through the 2011 spring season.
Pennsylvania Athletics Department, Mar 24, 2011
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Vick, Newton to be honored by Maxwell Football Club
NFL.com, Feb 24, 2011
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Bednarik Honored at IFA Dinner
Former Quaker and No. 1 NFL Draft Pick, Chuck Bednarik, ED'49, was honored at the Ivy Football Association Dinner in New York City on January 27.
Pennsylvania Athletics Department, Feb 06, 2011
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