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Armond Hill

Armond Hill (College basketball.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, Mar. 31, 1953.)  An all-Ivy forward, Armond G. Hill co-captained Princeton’s 1975 N.I.T. champions as a junior.  Hill was an all-Ivy First Team pick each of his last two years with the Tigers and scored 1,057 career points in 70 games (1973-76).  He was the first-round draft choice […]

Jordan Olivar

Jordan Olivar (College football.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, Jan. 30, 1915; died, Inglewood, CA, Oct. 17, 1990.)  A Villanova player who started his head coaching career there, Jordan Olivar earned his renown at Yale.  Olivar graduated from Villanova in 1938 and became head coach of the Wildcats in 1943.  In six seasons (1943-48), he was 33-20 […]

Jason Garrett

Jason Garrett (Football.  Born, Abington, PA, Mar. 28, 1966.)  A star quarterback at Princeton, Jason C. Garrett had an 11-year career in the N.F.L., including four seasons (2000-03) with the Giants.  Garrett enrolled at Princeton, started as the freshman team quarterback in 1984, and then transferred to Columbia when his father, Jim was hired as head […]

Bob Federspiel

Bob Federspiel (College football.  Born, Philadelphia, Penna., May 26, 1939.)  An end for Columbia, Robert William Federspiel had 55 receptions for 765 yards in three seasons (1958-60) and held the Ivy League record for most catches in a game with eight for 153 yards against Cornell, Oct. 29, 1960 (since broken).

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