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Captain of Fordham's 'Seven Blocks of Granite' dies

Updated: December 29, 2005, 8:49 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- John Druze, the last surviving member and captain of Fordham's famed "Seven Blocks of Granite," has died. He was 91.

Druze died Tuesday in Scottsdale, Ariz., of natural causes, Fordham said Thursday.

Druze, an end and kicker, was the captain of Fordham's 1937 team that went 7-0-1, the school's last undefeated season. A native of Irvington, N.J., he was inducted into the Fordham University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1974.

In 1936 and 1937, Druze teamed ...

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