June 9, 1919|
Union City, Connecticut
|Died||November 1, 1979(aged 60)|
Bernard John Digris, (June 9, 1919 - November 1, 1979), was an American football offensive tackle/guard 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.
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.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2006-08-25. https://web.archive.org/web/20060825144832/http://www.databasefootball.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=DIGRIBER01. Retrieved 2008-09-30.
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