Gerard Cowhig

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Gerard Cowhig
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Cowhig on a 1948 Bowman football card
No. 9, 36
Position:Linebacker / fullback / defensive back
Personal information
Born:(1921-07-05)July 5, 1921
Boston, Massachusetts
Died:December 6, 1995(1995-12-06) (aged 74)
Van Nuys, California
Height:6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight:215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school:Thompson (CT) Marianapolis
College:Notre Dame
NFL Draft:1945 / Round: 6 / Pick: 48
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Gerard Finbar Cowhig (July 5, 1921 – December 6, 1995) was an American football player who played five seasons in the National Football League (NFL) with the Los Angeles Rams, Chicago Cardinals and Philadelphia Eagles. He was drafted by the Cleveland Rams in the sixth round of the 1945 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Notre Dame. He attended Mechanic Arts High School in Boston, Massachusetts and Marianapolis Preparatory School in Thompson, Connecticut.[1] Cowhig was married to actress Jean Willes and they had one son named Gerry.


  1. ^ "GERRY COWHIG". Archived from the original on September 24, 2014. Retrieved September 21, 2014.

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