George Muzea, a three-sport athlete at Bartlett High School in the mid 1950s, is best remembered as a gridiron stalwart during his four-year football career.
He was quarterback and co-captain on Bartlett’s undefeated, 8-0, football team in 1955, which included a 34-12 victory over Thanksgiving Day rival Mary Wells of Southbridge. He scored a touchdown in that game.
The Chronicle yearbook for 1956 states: “One of George’s greatest thrills was the Thanksgiving Football Game in 1954 (his junior year), when Bartlett beat Wells 25-0.”
Among his athletic honors was his receiving a Sportsmanship Award in football.
George also played basketball for three years and baseball for four years at Bartlett, letting in both sports.
After high school graduation, he continued his football career at the University of Bridgeport. He was captain of the freshman team and a three-year letterman as quarterback on the varsity. He was the starting quarterback his junior and senior years. He also was senior class treasurer and chairman of the student council while at Bridgeport.
George served as an officer in the U.S. Navy for three years and received a commendation from JFK for efforts in the People to People Program.
His personal achievements include being listed in America’s Top 100 Stockbrokers in 1984 and he is the author of The Vital Few vs. The Trivial Many.
In addition, George had his own television show on insider trading in Southern Florida for eight years. He has been a guest on CNBC, CNN, and FOX and has written columns for Forbes, Fortune, and the Wall Street Journal.
George lives in Reno, Nevada with his wife Maria where he is self-employed. He has a son Marcus, 41, and a stepson Darin, 14.