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John Alderton
Born (1931-09-05)September 5, 1931
Cumberland, Maryland
Died May 8, 2013(2013-05-08) (aged 81)

John Reber Alderton (September 5, 1931 – May 8, 2013) was a professional American football defensive lineman in the National Football League, a 1953 Draft pick for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was born in Cumberland, Maryland. He captained for the Maryland Terrapins during their undefeated (10-0) season in 1951 (#34). He went on to play football while serving in the United States Air Force at Bolling Air Force Base in 1954 and 1955.[1] In 1956, he played in three games for the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League.[2]

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  1. Ray Schmidt, Real Airmen, College Football Historical Society Newsletter, Vol. V, No. I, p. 16, November 1991.
  2. Maher, Tod; Gill, Bob (2013). The Canadian Pro Football Encyclopedia: Every Player, Coach and Game, 1946–2012. Maher Sports Media. p. 142. ISBN 978-0983513667. 

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