Bronko Nagurski Jr.
Born:(1937-12-25)December 25, 1937
International Falls, Minnesota
Died:March 7, 2011(2011-03-07) (aged 73)
International Falls, Minnesota
Career information
CFL statusAmerican
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight259 lb (117 kg)
CollegeNotre Dame
NFL draft1959 / Round: 10 / Pick: 114
Drafted bySan Francisco 49ers
Career history
As player
19591966Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Career highlights and awards
CFL All-Star1962, 1965
CFL East All-Star1962, 1964, 1965

Bronko Nagurski Jr. (December 25, 1937 – March 7, 2011) was an American offensive tackle in the Canadian Football League. He was son of the famed National Football League player Bronko Nagurski.

Professional career

After playing college football at Notre Dame, Nagurski was drafted by the NFL's San Francisco 49ers in the 1959 NFL Draft, in the 10th round, 114th overall. However, he chose to play in Canada. Starting his eight-year career in the 1959 CFL season with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Nagurski would be a two-time all-star and played in six Grey Cup games, winning two championships.

After football

Later he worked for 35 years in human resources in the paper industry. In 2006, the 68-year-old Nagurski was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He died on March 7, 2011, at the age of 73.