Marger Apsit was born in Aurora, Illinois on June 5, 1909. He graduated from Aurora West High School in 1926. He went on to play football at the University of Southern California and was on the 1928 National Champion football team. His team also played in the Rose Bowl in 1930.

After college he played on the Brooklyn "Football" Dodgers and the Frankford Yellow Jackets in 1931 and with the Green Bay Packers in 1932. He went on to play with the Boston Redskins in 1933.

With the Redskins, he played quarterback in 12 games, passed for 25 yards and rushed for 35 yards.

After his pro football career, Marger returned to coach his high school football team for eight seasons, leading them to an undefeated season in 1936. In 1942, he moved to California and was the head coach at Glendale College from 1946 to 1949. He finished his coaching career with East Bakersfield High School, at head coach fro twenty years. He also was the athletic director and golf coach.

Marger Apsit passed away on December 22, 1988, at age 79, in Bakersfield, California.