Vince Oliver
Personal information
Born(1915-12-28)December 28, 1915
Whiting, Indiana
DiedAugust 28, 1985(1985-08-28) (aged 69)
Chicago, Illinois
Listed height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
High schoolWhiting (Whiting, Indiana)
CollegeIndiana (1938–1940)
Career history
As player:
1938Hammond Ciesar All-Americans
1939–1940Hammond McNamara Five
As coach:
1946–1948Thornton HS
1948–1954De La Salle Institute
1954–1957Loyola Academy
1964–1967Whiting HS

Vincent James Oliver (December 28, 1915 – August 28, 1985) was an American professional basketball and football player.[1][2][3] He played in the National Basketball League for the Hammond Ciesar All-Americans in five games during the 1938–39 season.[2] Oliver scored two total points.[2] During the 1945 NFL season, Oliver was a back-up quarterback for the Chicago Cardinals.[3] In three games, including one start, he threw four completions in ten attempts.[3][4]


  1. ^ "Vince Oliver". Peach Basket Society. Blogspot. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c "Vince Oliver NBL stats". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "Vince Oliver football stats". Pro Football Reference. Retrieved November 6, 2016.
  4. ^ "The Quarterback Abstract: Ranking the Quarterbacks in Modern Day History". Retrieved December 16, 2016.