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Arnold Tucker

Arnold Tucker (College football.  Born, Calhoun Falls, SC, Jan. 5, 1924.)  During the years 1944-46, there were few better playing assignments in college football than quarterbacking the West Point teams featuring Glenn Davis (q.v.) and Doc Blanchard (q.v.) as the running backs.  As it happened, that assignment fell to young Arnold Tucker.  Over the course […]

George Trevor

George Trevor (Sportswriter.  Born, Cooperstown, NY, July 31, 1892; died, Port Chester, NY, Nov. 17, 1951.)  Of all the college football writers of his era, George S. Trevor was easily the most renowned.  Trevor graduated Yale in 1915, taught military strategy at the Army War College (1917-18), wrote advertising copy, and joined the Brooklyn Eagle […]

Doc Blanchard

Doc Blanchard (College football. Born, McColl, SC, Dec. 11, 1924, died, Bulverde, TX, Apr. 19, 2009.)  Felix A. Blanchard was nicknamed “Doc” early in his athletic career, but became better known across America as “Mr. Inside” while playing for the Army football teams of 1944-1946.  Blanchard had his finest season in 1945, when he scored 19 […]

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