George Musso (Football Player) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

George Musso

George Francis Musso was an American football lineman, playing both offensive guard and tackle as well as defensive middle guard. His twelve-year career in the National Football League was spent entirely with the Chicago Bears.

Position: Offensive linemen
Date of birth: April 8, 1910
Place of birth: Collinsville, Illinois
Date of death: September 5, 2000
Place of death: Edwardsville, Illinois
High school: Collinsville (IL)
College: Millikin

About George Musso

Hall of Fame lineman for the Chicago Bears during their Monsters of Midway years.

Before Fame

The captain and coach of the Bears, George Halas, initially had his doubts about Musso, but eventually gave him a tryout, offering him $90 a game if he made it.


He received an All-Pro selection at offensive tackle, and was selected again after switching to offensive guard, making him the first to be selected at two different positions.

Family Life

He grew up in Collinsville, Illinois, the son of a coal miner.


He was teammates with another Hall of Famer and a football legend, Red Grange, in his first two years with the Bears.

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Latest information about George Musso updated on September 04, 2020.

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