George Genyk

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George Genyk
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Genyk from 1960 Michiganensian
Position:Guard, tackle
Personal information
Born:(1938-06-06)June 6, 1938
Detroit, Michigan
Died:April 29, 2017(2017-04-29) (aged 78)
Phoenix, Arizona
Career information
NFL Draft:1960 / Round: 1
AFL draft:1960 / Round: 2

George William Genyk (June 6, 1938 – April 29, 2017) was an American football lineman and coach.

Genyk played college football for the University of Michigan from 1957 to 1959 and was the captain of the 1959 Michigan team. He was drafted by the newly formed New York Titans (renamed the Jets in 1963) in the first tier 1960 American Football League Draft. He coached high school football in Michigan for more than 30 years.

Genyk died of stomach cancer at a medical center in Phoenix, Arizona at the age of 78.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Report: Former Michigan football captain George Genyk dead at 78". University of Michigan. April 30, 2017. Retrieved April 30, 2017.

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