Plato Andros

Guard, American football player

1921 – 2008

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Who was Plato Andros?

Plato Gus Andrecopoulos was a former college All-American and professional football player. A 6'0", 240 lbs. guard from the University of Oklahoma, Andros spent four years in the United States Coast Guard fighting German submarines before coming back to earn All-American honors as a Sooner in 1946. He was selected by the Los Angeles Rams in the 7th round of the 1947 NFL Draft and played four years in the National Football League for the Chicago Cardinals from 1947 to 1950. Plato's brother Dee Andros was also a star lineman at Oklahoma and would eventually become the head football coach and athletic director at Oregon State.

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Born
Nov 28, 1921
Oklahoma City
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Oklahoma
Lived in
  • Oklahoma City
Died
Sep 22, 2008
Norman

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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