Date of Death: Apr 16, 2013
Cause(s) of Death: Not Known
George Allen "Pat" Summerall (born May 10, 1930) is a former American football player and television sportscaster, having worked at CBS, Fox, and ESPN. Summerall is best known for his work with John Madden on NFL telecasts for CBS and Fox. At Columbia High School in Lake City, Florida, Summerall played football, tennis, baseball, and basketball. Although basketball was his favorite sport, he was recognized as an All-State selection in basketball and football. He was inducted into the FHSAA hall of fame and was later named to the FHSAA's All-Century Team. Summerall played college football from 1949 to 1951 at the University of Arkansas, where he played defensive end, tight end, and placekicker positions. He graduated from UA in 1953. Summerall spent ten years as a professional football player in the National Football League, primarily as a placekicker. The Detroit Lions drafted Summerall as a fourth-round draft choice in the 1952 NFL Draft. Summerall played the pre-season with the Lions before breaking his arm, which ended the year for him. After that season, he was traded and went on to play for the Chicago Cardinals from 1953 to 1957 and the New York Giants from 1958 to 1961,
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No one older really taught me football. I watched games. Played in the schoolyard. Listened to Pat Summerall, John Madden, Al Michaels.
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@MMAInvestments Howard had that iconic voice. Like a Vin Scully or Pat Summerall.
@bobtimmermann Pat Summerall: "60 Minutes, Murder She Wrote and The CBS Sunday Night Movie are next except on the west coast."
@brianstelter @jeffglor Reminds me of what made Pat Summerall great: He didn't step on scenes that speak for themselves.
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