Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Gene Lorendo

Eugene Lionel Lorendo

December 7, 1921
Gilbert, MN

April 15, 2001
Alpharetta, GA

1938-39 Gilbert High School - Minnesota (High School)
Eveleth JC (College)
1942-43 Northern Iowa (College)
1942-43 Oshkosh All-Stars (NBL)
1946-47 University of Georgia (College)
1947-48 University of Georgia (College)
1948-49 University of Georgia (College)

After a quick stint with Oshkosh, Lorendo joined the U.S. Coast Guard for World War 2. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in 1950, but did not play with them. Lorendo wound up being an assistant football coach at Auburn for many years.

A biography was written about him:


1 comment:

  1. Lorendo was also head coach for Presbyterian College's basketball team during the 1950-51 season.