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John Guzik

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John Guzik

2016 – Football – Athlete of Distinction – Posthumous

University of Pittsburgh

• 1st Team All-American – 1958

• Played offensive guard and linebacker

• Captained the Hula Bowl, East-West Shrine and the College All-
   Star teams

• NCAA College Lineman of the Year

• 1st round draft choice of the Los Angeles Rams in 1959, receiving
   the largest contract ever offered to a college lineman at the time

• Also played with the Baltimore Colts and Houston Oilers of the old
  AFL before injuries ended his career