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Bill Paschal

Bill Paschal (Pro football.  Born, Atlanta, GA, May 28, 1921; died, Marietta, GA,May 25, 2003.)  Twice N.F.L. rushing champion during World War II, William A. Paschal was signed for $1,500 by the Giants in 1943 on the recommendation of sports columnist Grantland Rice.  Paschal had been working as a switchman for the Central of Georgia […]

Ward Cuff

Ward Cuff (Pro football.  Born, Redwood Falls, MN, Aug. 13, 1913; died, Vallejo, CA, Dec. 24, 2002.)  From a fame standpoint, Ward L. Cuff was distinctly the fourth back on the 1936 Marquette team.  That Warriors team finished the regular season 7-1 and then played in the first Cotton Bowl on Jan. 1, 1937, which […]

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