“Big Ed” Widseth

Minnesota Golden Gophers tackle (1934-1936) (January 5, 1910-December 3, 1998) Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1954 Edwin Clarence Widseth was one of the mainstays of the Minnesota Golden Gophers’ dynasty of the mid-1930’s. Widseth played for Minnesota from 1934-1936 earning All-America honors each season. He was unquestionably the foundation of a defensive line that helped lead the Golden Gophers to a 23-1 record and three straight national championships during his…

January 1, 2000
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Bruce Smith

Minnesota halfback (1939-1941) (February 8, 1920 – August 28, 1967) Heisman Trophy winner in 1941 Drafted in the 13th round of the 1942 NFL Draft with the 119th overall pick by the Green Bay Packers Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1972                                    

January 1, 2000
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Doc Blanchard

Army fullback (1944-1946) (December 11, 1924 – April 19, 2009) Heisman Trophy winner in 1945 Maxwell Award winner in 1945 Drafted in the first round of the 1946 NFL Draft with the No. 3 overall pick by the Pittsburgh Steelers Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1959                                  

January 1, 2000
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Favre’s Hail Mary carries Southern Miss past Louisville

Southern Miss at Louisville, Louisville, KY October 14, 1989 The Miracle of Louisville: Favre’s Hail Mary (VIDEO) The Legend of Brett Favre was just getting started in 1989. Favre became a standout athlete playing for his father Irvin Favre on Hancock North Central High School’s football team in Kiln, Mississippi. Nevertheless, his only scholarship offer was to Southern Miss just a little more than an hour north of his hometown….

January 1, 2000
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Ray Graves Coaching Tree

The College Football Coaching Tree College Jobs Florida Head Coach (1960-1969) Additional Resources Ray Graves Home Page Ray Graves Coaching Tree Roots College Roots TBD Played one year at Tennessee Wesleyan (1939) Robert “Bob” Neyland Played at Tennessee for Neyland (1940) John Barnhill Played at Tennessee for Barnhill (1941) Offensive line coach at Tennessee under Barnhill (1944-1945) Bobby Dodd Served as Georgia Tech Defensive Coordinator under Dodd (1951-1959) Pro Roots…

January 1, 2000
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Bobby Dodd Coaching Tree

The College Football Coaching Tree College Jobs Georgia Tech Head Coach (1945-1966) Additional Resources Bobby Dodd Home Page Bobby Dodd Coaching Tree Roots TREE TOP: E.O. “Woody” Wagenhorst College Roots Robert “Bob” Neyland Played at Tennessee under Neyland (1928-1930) William “Bill” Alexander Assistant coach under Alexander (1931-1944) Bobby Dodd Coaching Tree Branches Frank Broyles Missouri Head Coach (1957) Arkansas Head Coach (1958-1976) Ray Graves Florida Head Coach (1960-1969) Pepper Rodgers…

January 1, 2000
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John W. Heisman Coaching Tree

The College Football Coaching Tree College Jobs Oberlin Head Coach (1892) Buchtel (now Akron) Head Coach (1893-1894) Auburn Head Coach (1895-1899) Clemson Head Coach (1900-1903) Georgia Tech Head Coach (1904-1919) Pennsylvania Head Coach (1920-1922) Rice Head Coach (1924-1927) Additional Resources John W. Heisman Home Page John W. Heisman Coaching Tree Roots College Roots TREE TOP: E.O. “Woody” Wagenhorst Played at Pennsylvania for Wagenhorst from 1890-1891 John W. Heisman Coaching Tree Branches…

January 1, 2000
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