Weisstein, Julie : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Weisstein, Julie

Weisstein was a fullback at the University of California-Los Angeles, and a second-team All-PCC (Pacific Coast Conference) selection during his career. He was named the team's outstanding senior in 1951. Among Julie's teammates that season were Myron Berliner and Ira Pauly.

Birth and Death Dates:
unknown

Career Highlights:
A bruising fullback who did little running or receiving, Weisstein was one of the best blocking backs in the Pacific Coast Conference (predecessor of the Pac 10) during his career. As a sophomore in 1949, Julie helped the Bruins begin the season 4-0 and finish with a record of 6-3. The following year, UCLA had the same overall record and defeated rival USC (University of Southern California) by a score of 39-0. In 1951, his senior season, Weisstein and the Bruins finished 5-3-1 and were ranked No. 17 in the final AP poll. That year, he was awarded the Bruin Bench Award to the Outstanding Senior.

Origin:
unknown

Career Dates:
Weisstein played at UCLA from 1948-1951.

Physical description:
195 pounds


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