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Lou Kusserow

Lou Kusserow (Football. Born, Braddock, PA, Sept. 6, 1927; died, LaQuinta, CA, June 30, 2001.) A star running back with Lou Little’s strong post-war teams, Louis Joseph Kusserow is the Columbia leader in points scored for a career and held the single season record for over a half-century. Despite missing the final four games of the […]

Ralph Hewitt

Ralph Hewitt (College football.  Born, Lawrence, MA, Nov. 10, 1907; died, Portsmouth, RI, Oct. 23, 1987.)  When Lou Little succeeded Charles Crowley as Columbia football coach in 1930, he inherited one major asset and that was tailback Ralph Augustine Hewitt.  Hewitt did not disappoint.  In Little’s first season, Hewitt kicked a fourth-quarter field goal to beat […]

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