Thaddeus John Kwalick (born April 15, 1947) is a former American football tight end in the National Football League and World Football League. He played for the San Francisco 49ers from 1969-1974 and the Oakland Raiders from 1975-1977. In 1975, he also played with the Philadelphia Bell of the World Football League. He attended Penn State University after growing up and playing high school football at Montour High School outside Pittsburgh.
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|Born:||April 15, 1947|
McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania
|Height:||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Weight:||225 lb (102 kg)|
|High school:||McKees Rocks (PA) Montour|
|NFL Draft:||1969 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7|
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Kwalick made several All-America teams in 1967, and was unanimous in 1968, becoming Penn State's first two-time All-America. His career totals, 1343 yards and 10 touchdowns, were Penn State records for a tight end. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1989 and National Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame in 2005.
Kwalick scored the first touchdown in Candlestick Park in 1971.
Kwalick earned a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from Penn State University in 1969. He is the president/owner of ProTech Voltage Systems, Inc., in Santa Clara, California. He is of a Polish descent.