Bernard Morris Weiner
Weiner was a first team All-Big Six tackle at Kansas State University in 1938 and played one season in the NFL with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Birth and Death Dates:
b. January 24, 1918 - d. April 1980
Weiner played on the offensive line for Kansas State before playing in the NFL. In 1938, Bernie was named AP All-Big Six first team and the Wildcats had a record of 4-4-1. They were 6-12-0 in Weiner's final two seasons. Bernie also played on the West team in the 1941 East-West Shrine Game.
After graduating in 1941, Weiner was selected in the ninth round of the NFL Draft (98th overall) by the Brooklyn Dodgers; he was only the seventh player in Kansas State history to be drafted. Although Bernie did not play that season, he appeared in 10 games for Brooklyn in 1942; that season the Dodgers had a record of 3-8-0.
Newark, New Jersey
Weiner played tackle at Kansas State University from 1938-1940. He then played tackle and guard in the NFL with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1942.
5'11", 222 pounds
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