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Maury Nipp
Maury Nipp

Position:
Football

Hall of Fame:
1987



Although Not Physically Big (6-Feet, 218 Pounds) For A Guard, He May Have Been The Best Lineman In Loyola University History. He had The Highest Blocking Average On The Team In 1950 And 1951 And Was The Team's "Most Valuable Lineman" At The Time. As The Captain Of The 1951 Squad, He Opened Holes In The Line For Such Lion Runningbacks As George Musacco, Neil Ferris And Skippy Giancanelli. After An Impressive Collegiate Career, He Signed As A Free Agent With The Philadelphia Eagles In 1952 And Soon Became Thir Starting Left Guard. In 1953, Returning As A Starter, He Helped The Eagles Quarterback Bobby Thomason Lead The NFL In Touchdown Passes That Year With Excellent Pass Blocking. After A Two-Year Stint In The Military Maury Returned To Philadelphia For A Final Year In 1956. Still Active In Sports, Maury Nipp Has Served As President Of The NFL Players Alumni Association.

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