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Emil Sitko

Date of birth
Sep 07, 1923

Date of death
Dec 15, 1973 (age 50)

Ht: 5'8" Wt: 183 lbs.

Birthplace
Fort Wayne, IN

Hometown
Fort Wayne, IN

College
University of Notre Dame

High school
Central

Summary
Emil "Red" Sitko was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on September 7, 1923. He earned the nickname of "Red" due to his red hair. He attended Central High School in Fort Wayne. At only 5'8" and 180 pounds he was not considered a big man. "Emil wasn't very big as football players go -- even for those days," Irish coach Frank Leahy once said. "But he was the...
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Awards

NCAA D-I FBS Champion (AP)
Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football
1949, 1947, 1946

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SOUTHERN METHODIST  VS  NOTRE DAME   -   1949
SOUTHERN METHODIST VS NOTRE DAME - 1949
AFTER THE GAME - ( L- TO - R) NOTRE DAME FULLBACK RED SITKO (14) AND END LEON HART (82), SOUTHERN METHODIST HALFBACK DOAK WALKER (37) AND NOTRE DAME QUARTERBACK BOB WILLIAMS (9) -
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Notre Dame's Emil Sitko
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Notre Dame’s Emil Sitko grabbing a fourth-quarter pass intended for Army’s Bill West.
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Updated personal notes for Emil Sitko
Edited the personal notes for Emil Sitko.
  • Added nicknames: "Red"
  • Added nicknames: "6-yard"
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