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Place of birth  Wilkes-Barre, PA
Name  Jim Katcavage
College  Dayton
Role  American football player

1956-1968  New York Giants
Education  University of Dayton
Pro Bowls  3× (1961, 1962, 1963)
Positions  Tackle
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Date of birth  (1934-10-28)October 28, 1934
Date of death  February 22, 1995(1995-02-22) (aged 60)
Died  February 22, 1995, Maple Glen, Pennsylvania, United States
NFL draft  1956 (Round: 4 / Pick: 45)

James Richard Katcavage (October 28, 1934 – February 22, 1995) was an American football defensive tackle in the National Football League who played thirteen seasons for the New York Giants. From 1952 until 1956, Katcavage played college football at the University of Dayton and was drafted in the fourth round of the 1956 NFL Draft. Although quarterback sacks did not become an official NFL statistic until 1982, Katcavage is unofficially credited with a career total of 96½ sacks, placing him third on the Giants unofficial list.

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In 1966, Katcavage was inducted into the University of Dayton Hall of Fame.

In 2016, the Professional Football Researchers Association named Katvavage to the PFRA Hall of Very Good Class of 2016


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