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Joe Marconi (born February 6, 1934 in Frederickstown, Pennsylvania; died August 23, 1992) was a professional football player for the Los Angeles Rams and Chicago Bears. February 6 is the 37th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... August 23 is the 235th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (236th in leap years), with 130 days remaining. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... The St. ... City Chicago, Illinois Other nicknames Da Bears, The Monsters of the Midway Team colors Navy Blue, Orange and White Head Coach Lovie Smith Owner McCaskey Family General manager Jerry Angelo Fight song Bear Down, Chicago Bears Mascot Staley Da Bear Local radio Flagship stations: WBBM (780 AM) Announcers: Jeff Joniak...


Marconi grew up playing football in highschool and was eventually offered an athletic scholarship at the University of Maryland, but he didn't like the school and found himself at West Virginia University. The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UM, UMD, or UMCP) is a public university located in College Park, Maryland, just outside Washington, D.C., USA. As the flagship institution of the University System of Maryland, the university is most often referred to as the University of Maryland... West Virginia University WVU Mountaineer Mascot statue in front of the Mountainlair Student Union. ...


He was first used on defense, but was found to be too productive on offense in the running game and was part of the backfield. As a runningback he piled up 998 career yards on 181 carries for an impressive 5.5 average and 18 scores.


Marconi helped West Virginia to a 31-7 record during his four year tenture. He was selected to play in the College Football All-Star Game and the Blue-Gray Game after his senior season and he ended up being the Los Angeles Rams first pick in the 1956 draft. He piled up impressive yards as a Ram with 1,769 yards and 21 touchdowns. But he was traded to the Bears before the 1962 season. 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ...


He played five years with the Bears organization and was elected to the Pro Bowl in 1964. But in 1966 he retired from football to become a sales representative in the steel business. He died in Downers Grove, Illinois, his home. Tackle during 2006 Pro Bowl in Hawaii A top cheerleader from each team takes part in the 2006 Pro Bowl in Hawaii The Pro Bowl is the National Football Leagues all-star game. ... For the Nintendo 64 emulator, see 1964 (Emulator). ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Downers Grove, Illinois Downers Grove is a suburb located 19 miles west of Chicago, Illinois in DuPage County, Illinois. ...


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WVU :: Athletics (463 words)
Initially used on defense, Marconi proved to be too effective as a runner and was installed in Lewis' "T" formation.
Never losing his ties with the University, Marconi was one of the founders of the WVU Letterman's Club and was a keen contributor to Mountaineer athletics.
Marconi resided in Downer's Grove until his death on August 23, 1992.
Joe Marconi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (252 words)
Joe Marconi (born February 6, 1934 in Frederickstown, Pennsylvania; died August 23, 1992) was a professional football player for the Los Angeles Rams and Chicago Bears.
Marconi grew up playing football in highschool and was eventually offered an athletic scholarship at the University of Maryland, but he didn't like the school and found himself at West Virginia University.
Marconi helped West Virginia to a 31-7 record during his four year tenture.
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