Howard Cassady Death
Howard passed away on September 20, 2019 at the age of 85 in Tampa, Florida, USA.
When did Howard Cassady die?September 20, 2019
How old was Howard Cassady when died?85
Where did Howard Cassady die? What was the location of death?Tampa, Florida, USA
Howard Cassady Birthday and Date of Death
Howard Cassady was born on March 2, 1934 and died on September 20, 2019. Howard was 85 years old at the time of death.
Birthday: March 2, 1934
Date of Death: September 20, 2019
Age at Death: 85
Howard Cassady - Biography
Howard Albert "Hopalong" Cassady (born March 2, 1934) is a former college and professional American football running back. He was the Heisman Trophy winner of 1955 and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1979.
Cassady played nine seasons in the National Football League: seven for the Detroit Lions, and one each for the Cleveland Browns and the Philadelphia Eagles. In the NFL he was an all-purpose back, playing both receiver and running back and scoring 27 career touchdowns.
After retiring from football, Cassady became an entrepreneur forming a company manufacturing concrete pipe. He then served as a scout for the New York Yankees baseball team, and as the first base coach for their former AAA affiliate, the Columbus Clippers.
His son Craig Cassady played defensive back at Ohio State, and briefly in the NFL for the New Orleans Saints in the 1970s. Cassady died on September 20, 2019 at his home in Tampa, Florida.