Katz, Morris : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Katz, Morris

A center at the University of Temple in 1937 and 1938, Katz was named to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency's Jewish All-America team in 1937.

Birth and Death Dates:
unknown

Career Highlights:
Over his two-year varsity career, the Temple Owls had a combined record of 6-8-5. Named first team Jewish All-America as a junior in 1937, Katz was described as "one the finest snapper-backers in the land. An excellent fifth man in the backfield while on roving center assignment, he is an expert tackler, a shrewd diagnostician of plays..."

Origin:
Brooklyn, New York

Career Dates:
Katz played center at Temple in the 1930s.

Physical description:
5'11", 200 pounds


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References:
YMHA Bulletin, November 26, 1937
New York Times, September 2, 1936


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