Bloom was a back, playing two seasons at NYU (New York University) in the mid-1930s.
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In 1936, the Violets had a record of 5-3-1. In 1937, Bloom was named Grantland Rice All-America honorable mention as NYU finished the season with a record of 5-4-0. That year, the star back was called one of the outstanding passers by football historian Dr. L.H. Baker after completing passes of 55, 52, 40 and 30 yards.
Bloom played as a back at New York University from 1936-1937.
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