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{{Infobox NFL player
 
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|birth_place= [[Union City, Connecticut]]
 
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'''Bernard John Digris''', (June 9, 1919 - November 1, 1979), was an [[American football]] [[offensive tackle]]/[[guard (American football)|guard]] for the [[Chicago Bears]] and was a member of their [[1943 Chicago Bears season|1943]] [[NFL Championship Game, 1943|NFL Championship]] team. Digris played in two games for the Bears during that year.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.databasefootball.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=DIGRIBER01 |title=Archived copy |accessdate=2008-09-30 |deadurl=yes |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20060825144832/http://www.databasefootball.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=DIGRIBER01 |archivedate=2006-08-25 |df= }}</ref>
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'''Bernard John Digris''', (June 9, 1919 - November 1, 1979), was an American football offensive tackle/ for the Chicago Bears and was a member of their 1943 [[NFL Championship Game, 1943|NFL Championship]] team. Digris played in two games for the Bears during that year.<ref>{{cite web|url=http://www.databasefootball.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=DIGRIBER01 |title=Archived copy |accessdate=2008-09-30 |deadurl=yes |archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20060825144832/http://www.databasefootball.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=DIGRIBER01 |archivedate=2006-08-25 |df=}}</ref>
   
 
==Early life and education==
 
==Early life and education==
Digris attended high school in [[Ansonia, Connecticut]] where he is a member of Ansonia High School's sports hall of fame.
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Digris attended high school in Ansonia, Connecticut where he is a member of Ansonia High School's sports hall of fame.
   
Digris was a graduate of [[College of the Holy Cross|Holy Cross]] in [[Worcester, Massachusetts]] where he captained their football team. He was the first graduate of Holy Cross on a football scholarship to leave with a degree other than Physical Education. His degree was in Chemistry.
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Digris was a graduate of [[College of the Holy Cross|Holy Cross]] in Worcester, Massachusetts where he captained their football team. He was the first graduate of Holy Cross on a football scholarship to leave with a degree other than Physical Education. His degree was in Chemistry.
   
 
After playing professional football Digris was a member of the [[United States Navy]] where he served in [[World War II]].
 
After playing professional football Digris was a member of the [[United States Navy]] where he served in [[World War II]].
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==References==
 
==References==
 
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{{1943 Chicago Bears}}
 
   
 
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Revision as of 15:55, 18 November 2017

Bernie Digris
Born (1919-06-09)June 9, 1919
Union City, Connecticut
Died November 1, 1979(1979-11-01) (aged 60)

Bernard John Digris, (June 9, 1919 - November 1, 1979), was an American football offensive tackle/ for the Chicago Bears and was a member of their 1943 NFL Championship team. Digris played in two games for the Bears during that year.[1]

Early life and education

Digris attended high school in Ansonia, Connecticut where he is a member of Ansonia High School's sports hall of fame.

Digris was a graduate of Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts where he captained their football team. He was the first graduate of Holy Cross on a football scholarship to leave with a degree other than Physical Education. His degree was in Chemistry.

After playing professional football Digris was a member of the United States Navy where he served in World War II.

References

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