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Ziff, Dave

David Ziff

Ziff was an end at Syracuse University in the early 1920s, and played two seasons in the NFL.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. January 18, 1902 - d. October 17, 1977

Career Highlights:
In 1922, Ziff played as an end for Syracuse, who had a record of 6-1-2 and outscored their opponents 178-41. Dave then played two seasons in the NFL for the Rochester Jeffersons and Brooklyn Lions. In 1925, he played four games for the Jeffersons, who finished sixteenth in the league with a record of 0-6-1. The following year, he played seven games for the Brooklyn Lions who finished with a record of 3-8-0, fourteenth in the league.


Career Dates:
Ziff played end at Syracuse University in 1922. He then played as an end in the NFL with the Rochester Jeffersons in 1925 and with the Brooklyn Lions in 1926.

Physical description:
6'0", 195 pounds

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The Encyclopedia of Football, by Roger Treat (New York: A.S. Barnes and Co., 1976 -- 14th Edition)
Total Football: The Official Encyclopedia of the National Football League, edited by Bob Carroll, Michael Gershman, David Neft, and John Thorn (New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1999)
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