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Frank "Bucko" Kilroy

Football

Local, Temple University, Philadelphia Eagles

Philadelphia native, a product of Northeast Catholic High School and Temple University

All American at Temple University (1941-1942)

Played 13 seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles (1943-55)

Invaluable two-way player (Offensive tackle and Middle Guard on defense)

Did not miss a start for 8 consecutive seasons (1947-1954)

1st Team UPI All-Pro (1954)

2nd Team AP All-Pro (1952, 1954)

2nd Team UPI All-Pro (1948, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953)

2nd Team Sporting News All-Pro (1954)

2 time NFL Champion with the Philadelphia Eagles (1948, 1949)

Voted to the Eagles’ All-Time 60th Anniversary team as an OG

Player/Coach for Philadelphia Eagles (1955)

Assistant Coach, Philadelphia Eagles (1956-1960)

Served as Scout and Director of Player Personnel for the Washington Redskins, Dallas

Cowboys and New England Patriots (1961 – 1978)

As Director of Player personnel for Dallas, he drafted Roger Staubach despite his 5 year naval commitment after graduation (1964)

General Manager, New England Patriots (1979 – 1984)

Vice President, New England Patriots (1984- 1993)

Scouting Consultant, New England Patriots (1994-2005)

Instrumental in drafting players that won three Super Bowls for the New England Patriots

Credited as a founder of the modern day NFL Draft

NFL Executive who helped fashion the Super Bowl as we know it today

Member of NFL 1940’s All-Decade Team

Member of Temple University Football Hall of Fame

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