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Encyclopedia > Walt Patulski
Walt Patulski

Patulski in 2007
Date of birth February 3, 1950 (1950-02-03) (age 57)
Place of birth Fulton, New York
Height ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight 250 lb (114 kg)
Position(s) DE
College University of Notre Dame
NFL Draft 1972 / Round 1/ Pick 1
Statistics
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Team(s)
1972-76 Buffalo Bills
St. Louis Cardinals

Walter George Patulski (born February 3, 1950) in Fulton, NY, and is a former American football player. Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Fulton is the name of some places in the U.S. state of New York: Fulton, Oswego County, New York Fulton, Schoharie County, New York This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre (or meter, see spelling differences) is a measure of length. ... The pound (abbreviations: lb or, sometimes in the United States, #) is a unit of mass in a number of different systems, including various systems of units of mass that formed part of English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The U.S. National Prototype Kilogram, which currently serves as the primary standard for measuring mass in the U.S. It was assigned to the United States in 1889 and is periodically recertified and traceable to the primary international standard, The Kilogram, held at the Bureau International des Poids et... In American football, each team has 11 players on the field at one time. ... Defensive end is the name of a defensive position in the sport of American football. ... This is a list of athletic conferences of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). ... The University of Notre Dame IPA: is a Roman Catholic institution located in Notre Dame, Indiana, immediately northeast of South Bend, Indiana, United States. ... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ... The 1972 NFL Draft was held on February 1-2, 1972 // 1: From New York Giants 2: From New England Patriots 3: From San Diego Chargers 4: From Los Angeles Rams via New England Patriots 5: From Washington Redskins 6: From Minnesota Vikings Franco Harris, RB, Penn State - taken 1st... City Orchard Park, New York Team colors Navy blue, light blue, Red, light Red, White, Royal, and Nickel Head Coach Dick Jauron Owner Ralph Wilson General manager Marv Levy Mascot Billy Buffalo League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Eastern Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American... Major league affiliations National League (1892–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 6, 9, 14, 17, 20, 42, 45, 85 Name St. ... February 3 is the 34th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Fulton is the name of some places in the U.S. state of New York: Fulton, Oswego County, New York Fulton, Schoharie County, New York Fulton County, New York Category: ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ...

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High School

Was a star athlete at Christian Brothers Academy near Syracuse, NY. Was a three-year letterman in football, basketball, and track. In his senior season at Christian Brothers Academy in 1967, the 6-foot-5 fullback scored 140 points and led the Brothers to a 7-1 record. He was All-City in football and basketball. A High School All-American he received over 60 scholarship offers to play football.[1] Clinton Square in Downtown Syracuse Syracuse is a city located in Onondaga County, New York, USA. As of the 2000 U.S. Census, the city had a total population of 147,306, and its metropolitan area had a population of 732,117. ...


In 1991 was voted to the Greater Syracuse Sports Hall of Fame for his activites as a High School athlete in the Syracuse, NY, area.


College career

At the University of Notre Dame, Patulski was an consensus 1971 All-American, and won the 1971 Lombardi Award, which is given to college football's best lineman. A Fighting Irish captain, he finished ninth in that year’s Heisman Trophy balloting. Selected the Nation's Lineman of the Year by UPI and Gridiron Magazine in 1971. Patulski was named to Football News sophomore All-America squad in 1969 and was an honorable mention All-American in 1970. The University of Notre Dame IPA: is a Roman Catholic institution located in Notre Dame, Indiana, immediately northeast of South Bend, Indiana, United States. ... An All-America team is a sports team composed of star players. ... The Rotary Lombardi Award is awarded annual to the best college football lineman or linebacker. ... A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... Not to be confused with the University of Notre Dame Australia University of Notre Dame du Lac The University of Notre Dame (standard name; full legal name University of Notre Dame du Lac) is a Roman Catholic institution of higher learning located in Notre Dame, Indiana, USA adjacent to the... John Cappellettis 1973 Heisman Trophy is part of an exhibit at the Penn State All-Sports Museum located at Beaver Stadium, on the campus of the Pennsylvania State University. ... Front of UPI Headquarters, Washington, D.C. United Press International (UPI) is a global news agency headquartered in the United States filing news in English, Spanish and Arabic. ...


Started every game in his collegiate career, and totaled 186 tackles, 40 for losses; broke up 10 passes; recovered five fumbles and returned one blocked punt 12 yards. In his final year at Notre Dame team defensive MVP Patulski made 74 tackles, 22 more than his entire total for the '70 season. Seventeen of those stops resulted losses for the opposing team. Patulski also broke up six passes, recovered one fumble, and. The 1971 Irish defense was ranked in the nation's top ten defenses.


He was awarded the game ball for his performance in the Irish initial 1971 contest against Northwestern and was acclaimed as national lineman of the week following the North Carolina game. His play versus Michigan State prompted head coach Duffy Dougherty to hail him as Notre Dame's "finest defender". The Arch, the main entrance to Northwesterns Evanston campus Northwestern University is a private university seated in Evanston, Illinois, on a 240 acre (970,000 m²) campus along the shores of Lake Michigan. ...


He was later named to Notre Dame's All-Century team. Played in the Cotton Bowl and the Hula Bowl. In the Hula Bowl he won the Defensive Lineman of the Game award. In the summer of 1972, Patulski played in the College All-Star game, in Chicago, IL. The Cotton Bowl can refer to: The Cotton Bowl annual college football game The Cotton Bowl stadium that plays host to the above football game and other events. ... The Hula Bowl is an independently administered post-season invitational college football game held each year in Hawaii, currently at Aloha Stadium in the Hālawa district of Honolulu. ... This article is about the largest city of Illinois. ...


Patulski was lauded by one team as "(T)he best we've seen for many years." All but unstoppable on the pass rush, he dazzled the experts with his "amazing agility and lateral mobility." [2]


1971 Heisman Voting
1stPat Sullivan, Auburn, Sr., QB, 1,597 Points
2ndEd Marinaro, Cornell, Sr., RB, 1,445 Points
3rdGreg Pruitt, Oklahoma, Jr., RB, 586 Points
4th—Johnny Musso, Alabama, Sr., RB, 365 Points
5thLydell Mitchell, Penn State, Sr., RB, 251 Points
6th—Jack Mildren, Oklahoma, Sr., QB, 208 Points
7th—Jerry Tagge, Nebraska, Sr., QB, 168 Points
8th—Chuck Ealey, Toledo, Sr., QB, 137 Points
9th—Walt Patulski, Notre Dame, Sr., DE, 121 Points
10th—Eric Allen, Michigan State, Sr., RB, 109 Points

There have been several well-known people named Pat Sullivan, including: Pat Sullivan (film producer) Pat Sullivan (football player) Pat Sullivan (software developer, author) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Ed Marinaro (born March 31, 1950 in New York City) is an American actor and former football player. ... Gregory Donald Pruitt (born August 18, 1951 in Houston, Texas) was a National Football League running back from 1973 through 1984. ... Lydell Mitchell (born May 30, 1949 in Salem, New Jersey) was a running back in the National Football League for the Baltimore Colts, San Diego Chargers & Los Angeles Rams spanning 1972-1980. ...

Pro Career

Patulski was drafted by the Buffalo Bills with the first overall pick of the 1972 NFL Draft. He was the last Notre Dame player to be drafted #1 overall. His size and speed were among the reasons he was highly touted: Height: 6'6" Weight 250 40-yard time: 4.9 City Orchard Park, New York Team colors Navy blue, light blue, Red, light Red, White, Royal, and Nickel Head Coach Dick Jauron Owner Ralph Wilson General manager Marv Levy Mascot Billy Buffalo League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Eastern Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American... The NFL Draft (officially the NFL Annual Player Selection Meeting) is an annual sports draft in which National Football League (NFL) teams take turns selecting amateur college American football players and other first-time eligible players. ...


As a rookie, led the Bills in sacks with 5. In 1973 the Bills improved to a 9-5 record after going 4-9-1 in his rookie season of 1972. Patulski recorded 7 sacks, which was second on the team and was voted AP NFL Defensive Player of the Week one time. In 1974 the Buffalo Bills recorded another 9-5 record and made the playoffs for the first time in eight years as Patulski recorded 5-1/2 sacks. The Bills were 8-6 his third season, but did not advance to the AFC playoffs. He recorded only 4 sacks, a career low, however, 2 came in a game against the St. Louis Cardianls offensive line, who gave up only 8 sacks in 1975. Patulski lined up against St. Louis all-pro offensive tackle Dan Dierdorf, and had a spectacular game. Patulski harassed Hart all day and was one of the reasons the Cards were held to just 54 yards on the ground.[3] City Orchard Park, New York Team colors Navy blue, light blue, Red, light Red, White, Royal, and Nickel Head Coach Dick Jauron Owner Ralph Wilson General manager Marv Levy Mascot Billy Buffalo League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Eastern Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American...


He played 4 years (1972-75) with the Bills and he was traded to the Cardinals for a second-round draft pick. And played one year with the St. Louis Cardinals (1976). Suffered career-ending knee injury in 1976. City Glendale, Arizona Other nicknames The Cards, The Birds, Big Red Team colors Cardinal Red, Black, and White Head Coach Dennis Green Owner Bidwill Family General manager Rod Graves Mascot Big Red League/Conference affiliations Independent (1898-1919) National Football League (1920–present) Western Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950...


Personal

Walt is a recipient of the Key to Syracuse (New York) for his distinguished community service. He served for six years as Commissioner of the Syracuse Board of Education, and has also been a board member of the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. He has also recently been guest speaker at the National Football Foundation. Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) is a national non-profit youth organization that links together individual clubs throughout the United States with the aim of providing places to go, activities, health and fitness enhancement, and programs for young people. ...


Appointed later elected, Commissioner of Education, Syracuse School District, 1980.


Patulski has two daughters. Wallis, a graduate from George Washington University. She works for the Nick Bollettieri Tennis School in Sarasota, FL. And Emily, is a who graduated at Boston University, where she’s majored in psychology. [4]   The George Washington University (GWU), or informally, G.W., is a private, coeducational, non-sectarian university located in Washington, D.C.. Founded in 1821 as the Columbian College, the university has since developed into a leading educational and research institution. ... Sarasota is a city located in Sarasota County, Florida. ... For similarly-named academic institutions, see Boston (disambiguation). ...


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