|Born:||January 8, 1936|
Brooklyn, New York
|Died:||October 14, 1991 55) (aged|
West Bloomfield, Michigan
|Height:||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight:||204 lb (93 kg)|
|High school:||New York (NY) Lafayette|
|NFL Draft:|| 1959 / Round: 10 / Pick: 117|
(by the Los Angeles Rams)
|AFL draft:|| 1960 / Round: 1|
Pick: First Selections
(by the Buffalo Bills)
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics|
Alan "Al" Goldstein (January 8, 1936 – February 2, 2009) was an American football player. He was a first-team All-American end at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1958 and played professional football for the Oakland Raiders during their inaugural 1960 season.
Goldstein was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated from Lafayette High School.He then attended the University of North Carolina where he played college football at the end position for the North Carolina Tar Heels football team from 1957 to 1959. As a junior, he was selected by the Football Writers Association of America and the Newspaper Enterprise Association as a first-team end on their respective 1958 College Football All-America Teams.
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