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Gene Brito

## #80 Gene Brito End 1951-53 55-58
Born Genaro Herman Brito… Received the Presidential "Seal of Approval" from both Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy for his high level of play at the end position… Both presidents referred to him as their favorite player… Served his country in World War II… Entered the NFL as a rookie at age 25… Selected to five Pro Bowls in his seven years and 4 consecutive between 1955-1958.

Passed away in 1965 at the age of 39… Born in Los Angeles, CA.

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