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Pat Brady

  • Birth 7 Sep 1926 Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
  • Death 14 Jul 2009 Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA
  • Burial Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA
  • Memorial ID 39538489

Professional Football Player. He played at the quarterback and punter positions for three seasons (1952 to 1954) in the National Football League with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Born Patrick Thomas Brady, he attended Bishop O'Dea High School in Seattle. He attended Bradley University and later transferred to the University of Nevada where he continued his collegiate football career. While with the Wolf Pack, he set a college football record when he kicked a 99 yard punt during a game in 1950. Brady was selected by the New York Giants during the 13th round of the 1952 NFL Draft. However, he was signed by the Steelers and would appear in 36 career games. Among his highlights include league leader in punts with 80, yards with 3,752 and average with 46.9 in 1953 and average with 43.2 in 1954. Following his football career, Brady became a successful businessman in the printing industry. He was inducted into the University of Nevada Athletic Hall of Fame in 1979, and was named to their "Team of the Century" in 1998. He died from lymphoma.

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  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 17 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39538489
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Pat Brady (7 Sep 1926–14 Jul 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39538489, citing Our Mother of Sorrows Cemetery, Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .