(1902-October 8, 1923)
Born in Hiram, Ohio
Tackle for Iowa State College (now Iowa State University)
Died from injuries sustained while being trampled by 3 players from the University of Minnesota
Why he might be annoying
His college major was animal husbandry.
He married young.
In a letter found after his death, he stated he felt the responsibility of his entire ethnicity on his shoulders.
Why he might not be annoying
He was the child of an ex-slave and Buffalo Soldier.
He was Iowa State's first black football player.
On October 6, 1923, during a game, he suffered a broken collarbone, internal bleeding and hemmorhaged lungs.
It's speculated his death was racially motivated.
In 1997, Iowa State named their football stadium in his honor.
Credit: Black Chic
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