George Brancato

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Bio

Full name: George Brancato

Born May 27, 1931 in New York, NY

Last Season Played: 1962

Height: 5′ 9″

Position: HB

Jersey: #10

Amateur Programs
  • Louisiana State
  • Santa Ana JC

Career

7 Season Career with MTL, OTT

Active years: 1956–1962

87 career games (See notes)

  • 86 regular season games
  • 1 Grey Cup appearance (1 championship win)

All-Star Team Selections

Awards

  • 1975 Winner Coach of the Year

Star of the Week/Top Performer

George Brancato Career Game Participation

Season Team Jersey Regular
GP
Playoff
GP
Grey Cup
GP
7 seasons
(Rank: T1297th,
89th percentile)
2 teams 86
(Rank: 1448th,
87th percentile)
0 1
1956 MTL 84,94 8 -- 0
1957 OTT 87 14 -- 0
1958 OTT 87 14 -- 0
1959 OTT 87 14 -- 0
1960 OTT 10 14 -- 1
1961 OTT 10 13 -- 0
1962 OTT 10 9 -- 0

Head Coach

  • Ottawa Rough Riders (March 1, 1974 – Nov. 9, 1984)
  • East All-Stars (June 4, 1977 – June 4, 1977)

George Brancato's Head Coaching Record
SeasonGPWLTPCTPFPA

Assistant Coach

  • Saskatchewan Roughriders 1985 Defensive
  • Saskatchewan Roughriders 1986 Special Teams Coordinator
  • Shreveport Pirates 1994 Offensive backfield