Francis Dancewicz was born in Lynn, Mass on October 3, 1924. Nicknamed, "Boley" he played for Lynn Classical High School.

After graduation he went on to play quarterback for the University of Notre Dame and led the Fighting Irish to their 1943 national championship.

He was taken as the first overall pick in the 1946 NFL Draft by the Boston Yanks, and but only played from 1946 thru 1948. In 1946 he completed only 13 of 34 passes for 162 yards and one touchdown. In 1947 he completed only 66 passes of 169 attempts for 1203 yards in 12 games, including 11 touchdowns. In only three games of the 1948 season, he was a disappointing 17 for 35 for 186 yards, and was released after the 1948 season.

Frank went on to officiate high school games after his pro career. He also made a cameo appearance in the 1948 film "Triple Threat" drama sports film about college rivals who clash in the Rose Bowl game and their lives after.

Frank Dancewicz passed away on June 26, 1985, at age 60, in Boston.