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May 11, 2013
May 11, 2013
My sincere condolences to the family.  May God heal your hearts with words of comfort. Psalm 147:3
May 11, 2013
I have many great childhood memories of watching the Jets with my dad. Our last name is Sauer and my dad told me we were related. I have no idea if that was true or not, but the Jets were our favorite team. It has been many years since my dad has passed, but I still have a Jets sweatshirt with 83 and Sauer on it! Wish I could find a throwback jersey with his name and number to honor his memory. May you rest in peace, and your family find comfort!
May 11, 2013
I met George when he was living in my hometown of Sioux Falls, SD in 2001. I spoke with him about 2-3 times a week when he was working at Sunshine Food Store and he signed a football card for me and my son. After I was called back to active duty after 9/11 he wished me luck and told me to stay safe. My condolences to the family...R.I.P. George
May 11, 2013
Another piece of my childhood now part of the ages. At 52,some of my earliest sports memories was Namath-to-Sauer, Namath-to-Maynard, Namath handing off to Boozer, Namath handing off to Snell, Grantham with a big tackle,Sample picking one off, etc... All the above the reason I became, and will always be, a Jets fan. RIP, Mr. Sauer. You were a National Champ, a World Champ, and a champion off the field. Many condolences to your family.
May 11, 2013
George Sauer Sr. was my coach at the U S Naval Academy in 1948. That was a pleasure even tho our record was terrible. I met George Jr once when he returned to the Academy as a guest of my teammate, Tex Lawrence, for a reunion (about 40 yeaars later) of that team. We all appreciated his being there. RIP, George.
May 11, 2013
So very sorry for your loss. Alzheimer's is a cruel disease. George Sauer, Jr. was a fantastic wide receiver and I enjoyed watching him play along with the rest of that incredible NY Jets team. He leaves many good memories and will be missed.
May 11, 2013
George, you were so special to my family- Dr Cal Nicholas my dad was team Dr. and George spent many days at our home, playing tennis, guitar and being with my brothers and me with memories we will cherish forever. Always miss you, that smile and friendship! Our hearts hurt but know you brought joy to so many.RIP George.
May 11, 2013
As a Sigma Chi Fraternity brother of George in the early sixties at UT, I remember his calmness, courtesy, friendship and intelligence. Needless to say, he was a fine football player. My prayers are with all of the family. Ken Carr
May 11, 2013
So sorry to hear of George's passing. As a displaced Texan, I always cheer for Texas teams and Texas players. Heck, the whole 69 Jets team was comprised of Texans but for the QB. We'll miss you George. I was always a fan.

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