Isadore "Izzy" Weinstock (June 27, 1913 – September 26, 1997) was an American football player. Weinstock attended James M. Coughlin High School in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and the University of Pittsburgh. He played college football for the Pitt Panthers football team from 1932 to 1934 and was selected by the Newspaper Enterprise Association (NEA) and the North American Newspaper Alliance (NANA) as a first-team fullback on the 1934 College Football All-America Team.[1] He was also chosen as a second-team All-American by the Associated Press.[2] He also played professional football as a fullback in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles in 1935, and for the Pittsburgh Pirates ins 1937 and 1938.[3] Weinstock sustained a broken nose and thereafter became one of the first football players to wear a face mask.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Three Stanford Players Selected on All-American Grid Elevens: Grayson, Reynolds and Moscrip Given Honors". Los Angeles Times. 1934-12-02. 
  2. ^ Alan Gould (1934-12-01). "HUND, LARSON ON ASSOCIATED PRESS STAR TEAM: ALABAMA GETS TWO POSITIONS ON FIRST TEAM". Rhinelander Daily News. 
  3. ^ "Izzy Weinstock". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved January 16, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Weinstock, Izzy". jewsinsports.org.