Nile Kinnick

January 11, 2024
Football Player

Quick Facts

Nile Kinnick
Full Name Nile Kinnick
Date Of Birth Jul 9, 1918(1918-07-09)
Age 106
Date Of Death 1943-06-02
Birthplace Adel
Country United States
Birth City Iowa
Horoscope Cancer

Nile Kinnick Biography

Birthday Jul 9
Birth Year 1918

Nile Kinnick is one of the most popular and richest Football Player who was born on July 9, 1918 in Adel, Iowa, United States. Halfback who took home in 1939 the Heisman Trophy while a player of the University of Iowa Hawkeyes. He tragically lost his life in the course of becoming an U.S. Navy aviator in World War II and in his memory the University of Iowa named its football stadium in his honor.

He defeated He beat out Joe Louis and other greats for the 1939 Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year award. and other greats to win award in 1939. Associated Press Male Athlete of the Award of the Year.

He was the child of Nile Kinnick and Francis Kinnick and he was born with two brothers: Ben George and George.

Nile Kinnick Net Worth

Net Worth $5 Million
Source Of Income Football Player
House Living in own house.

Nile Kinnick is one of the richest Football Player from United States. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Nile Kinnick 's net worth $5 Million. (Last Update: December 11, 2023)

He was a star in football and basketball in the football and basketball teams at Adel High School.

He was admitted into the College Football Hall of Fame in the year 1951.

Height, Weight & Body Measurements

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Who is Nile Kinnick Dating?

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Facts & Trivia

Nile Ranked on the list of most popular Football Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United States. Nile Kinnick celebrates birthday on July 9 of every year.

Why was Nile Kinnick important?

He was the first college football player to win that award. On November 28, 1939, Nile Kinnick won the Heisman Trophy, becoming to date the only Iowa Hawkeye to win college football’s most prestigious award.

Where did Nile Kinnick grow up?

He was born on July 9, 1918, in Adel, Iowa, the grandson of a governor. He was a star athlete in football and basketball at Adel High School for three years before the family moved to Omaha, Neb., after his junior year. Kinnick grew to be 5-8 and 170 pounds.

When did Nile Kinnick play?


Who was Kinnick Stadium named after?

Kinnick Stadium has a rich history, beginning with a 46-0 Hawkeye win over Monmouth in the facility’s first game. The Hawkeyes tied Illinois 7-7 in the dedication game Oct. 19, 1929. In 1972, the name was changed from Iowa Stadium to Kinnick Stadium in honor of Iowa’s 1939 Heisman Trophy winner, Nile Kinnick.

Has Iowa ever won a national championship in football?

Iowa has been selected national champion by NCAA-designated major selectors in 1921, 1922, 1956, 1958, and 1960.

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