Nick Buoniconti

American football player (1940-2019)

Nicholas Anthony Buoniconti (December 15, 1940 – July 30, 2019) was an American professional football player. He was a middle linebacker in the American Football League (AFL) and National Football League (NFL). He played for the Boston Patriots and Miami Dolphins. He won two Super Bowls with the Dolphins. Buoniconti was added into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2001.

Nick Buoniconti
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Buoniconti, circa 1975
No. 85
Personal information
Born:(1940-12-15)December 15, 1940
Springfield, Massachusetts
Died:July 30, 2019(2019-07-30) (aged 78)
Bridgehampton, New York
Height:5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight:220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school:Cathedral
(Springfield, Massachusetts)
College:Notre Dame
AFL draft:1962 / Round: 13 / Pick: 102
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Player stats at PFR

Buoniconti died on July 30, 2019, in Bridgehampton, New York, at the age of 78.[1]

References change

  1. "Former Boston Patriots linebacker Nick Buoniconti dies". 31 July 2019.