November 28, 1921|
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
September 22, 2008 (aged 86)|
Plato Gus Andrecopoulos (November 28, 1921 – September 22, 2008) was a former college All-American and professional football player. A 6'0", 240 lbs. from the University of Oklahoma, Andros spent four years in the United States Coast Guard fighting German submarines before coming back to earn All-American honors as a Sooner in 1946. He was selected by the Los Angeles Rams in the 7th round of the 1947 NFL Draft and played four years in the National Football League for the Chicago Cardinals from 1947 to 1950. Plato's brother Dee Andros was also a star lineman at Oklahoma and would eventually become the head football coach and athletic director at Oregon State.
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