• George Sauer’s Love-Hate Connection With Football

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated May 17, 2013
    For Sauer, the decision to walk away was also personal. George Sauer was on his way to a possible Hall of Fame career when, in 1971, he suddenly retired, at age 27. When Sauer finally decided to go to Texas, his mother showed him the letter they received from Bible all those years before. Sauer died on May 7 of congestive heart failure in Westerville, Ohio, after battling Alzheimer’s disease. He was 69. A few thoughts: “As for George Jr.,” it read, “don’t worry. His father, George Sr., had played for the ...
    Source: nytimes.com

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