George Kenneth Tarasovic (born May 6, 1930) is a former collegiate and professional American football player.
Tarasovic graduated from Louisiana State University, where he starred as a linebacker. He played 15 seasons in Pro Football, mainly in the National Football League with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He also spent time with the NFL Philadelphia Eagles and the American Football League's Denver Broncos.
Tarasovic was named to the UPI 2nd team All-NFL squad in 1959, and he is a member of the Western Pennsylvania Football Hall of Fame. Former New York Giants running back Alex Webster called Tarasovic "One of the toughest SOBs I ever played against." George's brother, Phil Tarasovic, was captain of Yale's football team in 1955 and was also drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
By Dean Hanley
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