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Samuel Woodrow Cathcart (July 7, 1924 – April 3, 2015) was an American football halfback and defensive back who played for the San Francisco 49ers. He played college football at the University of California, Santa Barbara, having previously attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School in Long Beach, California. He was the brother of Royal Cathcart, who also played for the 49ers.[1][2] He died of cancer in hospital in 2015.[3][4]

Sam Cathcart
No. 83, 28
Position:Halfback / Defensive back
Personal information
Born:(1924-07-07)July 7, 1924
Canute, Oklahoma
Died:April 3, 2015(2015-04-03) (aged 90)
Santa Barbara, California
Height:6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight:175 lb (79 kg)
Career information
High school:Long Beach (CA) Polytechnic
College:UC Santa Barbara
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at NFL.com
Player stats at PFR

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Zant (16 July 2014). "Sports: Sam Cathcart Turns 90". independent.com. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Former 49ers RB/DB Sam Cathcart Passes Away at 90". 49ers.com. Retrieved 13 April 2015.
  3. ^ http://www.independent.com/news/2015/apr/04/sam-cathcart-dies/
  4. ^ John Zant (4 April 2015). "Sam Cathcart Dies". independent.com. Retrieved 13 April 2015.