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Brian Piccolo


Former NFL jogging back again who died at age 26 with embryonal cell carcinoma; became the main topic of the 1971 Television movie Brian’s Tune. He was called ACC Participant of the entire year in 1964, after an extraordinary period at Wake Forest College or university. His #41 shirt was retired with the Chicago Bears after his loss of life. He was wedded to Pleasure Murrath from 1964 to 1970; the few had three kids, Kristi, Lori, and Traci. He was portrayed by Sean Maher in the Hollywood remake of Brian’s Tune in 2001.

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Full Name Brian Piccolo
Date Of Birth October 31, 1943
Died June 16, 1970, New York City, New York, United States
Place Of Birth Pittsfield, MA
Height 1.83 m
Weight 93 kg
Profession Football Player
Education Wake Forest University, Central Catholic High School
Nationality American
Spouse Joy Murrath
Children Kristi Piccolo, Lori Piccolo Bruno, Traci Piccolo Dolby
Parents Joseph Piccolo, Irene Piccolo
Siblings Don Piccolo
Nominations Heisman Trophy
Movies Brian's Song
Star Sign Scorpio

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1 Was an All American while at Wake Forest University.
2 Finished 10th in voting for the 1964 Heisman Trophy.

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A Football Life 2014 TV Series Himself
ESPN SportsCentury 2001 TV Series documentary Himself

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