Angelo Anthony Coia (April 21, 1938 – January 2, 2013) was an American football end in the National Football League (NFL) for the Chicago Bears, the Washington Redskins, and the Atlanta Falcons. He played college football at the University of Southern California (USC) and The Citadel and was selected in the 20th round of the 1960 NFL Draft. He attended Northeast Public High School in Philadelphia and was a teammate of future Green Bay Packer Herb Adderley there. At Northeast, Coia starred as a football player at halfback and with Adderley helped lead the team to the 1955 Public League Championship. He also was the city sprint champion at 220 yards in track.
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|Born:||April 21, 1938|
|Died:||January 2, 2013 (aged 74)|
Brigantine, New Jersey
|AFL draft||1960 / Round: 2 / Pick: First Selections|
|Drafted by||New York Titans|
|NFL draft||1960 / Round: 20 / Pick: 237|
- Frank Fitzpatrick. "Angelo Coia dies; ex-NFL player and Philadelphia high school star". Philly.com. Retrieved 2013-01-04.
- Fitzpatrick, Frank. "Angelo Coia dies; ex-NFL player and Philadelphia high school star", The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 4, 2013, backed up by the Internet Archive as of December 5, 2013. Accessed May 23, 2018. "After Mr. Coia retired as a player, he trained and owned racehorses and also coached youth football in the Northeast. Later, he reunited with Davis and worked several years as a Raiders scout. He spent his final years in Brigantine, N.J."