Ted Kwalick
No. 82, 89, 88
Position:Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1947-04-15) April 15, 1947 (age 75)
McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania
Height:6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight:225 lb (102 kg)
Career information
High school:McKees Rocks (PA) Montour
College:Penn State
NFL Draft:1969 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Receptions:168
Receiving yards:2,570
Touchdowns:23
Player stats at NFL.com · PFR

Thaddeus John Kwalick (born April 15, 1947) is a former American football tight end in the National Football League and World Football League. He played for the San Francisco 49ers from 1969-1974 and the Oakland Raiders from 1975-1977. In 1975, he also played with the Philadelphia Bell of the World Football League.

Early years

Kwalick attended Penn State University after growing up and playing high school football at Montour High School outside Pittsburgh.

He made several All-America teams in 1967, and was unanimous in 1968, becoming Penn State's first two-time All-America. His career totals, 1343 yards and 10 touchdowns, were Penn State records for a tight end. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1989 and National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame in 2005.

Professional career

Kwalick was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the 1st round (7th overall) of the 1969 NFL Draft. scored the first touchdown in Candlestick Park in 1971. In March 1974, he was selected by The Hawaiians in the first round (11th overall) of the WFL Pro Draft.

Personal life

Kwalick earned a BS in Physical Education from Penn State University in 1969. He is the president/owner of ProTech Voltage Systems, Inc., in Santa Clara, California.