Ed Vereb

Ed Vereb
No. 20
Position: Halfback
Personal information
Date of birth: (1934-05-21)May 21, 1934
Place of birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Date of death: December 18, 2014(2014-12-18) (aged 80)
Place of death: Bowie, Maryland
Career information
High school: Central Catholic (Pittsburgh, PA)
College: Maryland
NFL Draft: 1956 / Round: 1 / Pick: 12
Career history
Career highlights and awards
  • CFL West All Star (1956)
Career NFL statistics
Games played: 9
Rushing yards: 38
Average: 2.0
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

Edward John Vereb (May 21, 1934 – December 18, 2014) was an American football halfback in the Canadian Football League (CFL) with the BC Lions and the National Football League (NFL) for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at the University of Maryland and was drafted in the first round of the 1956 NFL Draft. He played 4 seasons with the B.C. Lions, being named an all-star in 1956.

In 1961, the BC Lions hired Vereb as its backfield coach.[1] He died from complications of Alzheimer's disease in 2014.[2]


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