Birth Name: Garabed Sarkis Yepremian
Born: 2 June 1944 Died: 15 May 2015
Country of origin: Cyprus
Height: 5' 8"
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Description: Yepremian was born in Larnaca, Cyprus to Armenian parents. On the island of Cyprus, his family did not have indoor plumbing and kept warm in winter by burning olive pits. Yepremian and his brother Krikor emigrated to the U.S. to set a foundation for their parents' arrival. At a loss for a viable life plan, Yepremian happened to watch a few minutes of a football game on television. Yepremian told Krikor he knew the key to success in America: He believed he could kick field goals for a living. He began his pro career with the Michigan Arrows of the Continental Football League. ... (more)
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