Ed Tutwiler

Edward Magruder Tutwiler Jr. (September 13, 1880 – September 3, 1932) was a college football player and coach. He played quarterback for the Alabama Crimson White of the University of Alabama and the Virginia Cavaliers of the University of Virginia.

Ed Tutwiler
Biographical details
BornSeptember 13, 1880
Balcony Falls, Virginia
DiedSeptember 3, 1932 (aged 51)
Montgomery, Alabama
Playing career
1897–1898Alabama
1900–1901Virginia
Position(s)Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1902Centre
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
2 Southern (1900, 1901)
Awards
All-Southern (1901)

Early years

Edward M. Tutwiler, Jr was born on September 13, 1880 in Balcony Falls, Virginia to Maj. Edward Magruder Tutwiler, a wealthy Birmingham philanthropist, and Mary Fendley Jeffray. His father served in the American Civil War, participating in the Battle of New Market as one of the VMI cadets.

College

University of Alabama

Tutwiler was from Birmingham, Alabama at the time of his enrolling at the University of Alabama. He transferred from Alabama to Virginia. One account reads "Ed Tutwiler is one of the greatest stars that football in the south ever produced. He was a graduate of the University in the class of '98, and afterwards went to the University of Virginia. He was considered the pluckiest quarterback in the south, and was noted for head work and generalship."[1]

University of Virginia

1901

Tutwiler was selected All-Southern in 1901.[2] Fuzzy Woodruff gave Virginia the mythical southern championship regardless of conference affiliation for 1901.[3]

Death

Tutwiler was found dead in pajamas in the bedroom of his Montgomery, Alabama home on September 3, 1932, with a wound in his right temple. A pistol lay near by; the family noted the apparent suicide had been preceded by a recent despondence because of ill health.[4]

References

  1. ^ "Graduates Come To Varsity's Aid". The Tuscaloosa News. November 17, 1910.
  2. ^ "Southern Intercollegiate Football". Outing. 37: 726.
  3. ^ "Champions of the South regardless of conference affiliation".
  4. ^ Tutwiler's Associated Press Obituary, 1932
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The 1901 College Football All-Southern Team consists of American football players selected to the College Football All-Southern Teams selected by various organizations in 1901. Vanderbilt won the SIAA championship. Most said Virginia ranked best in the south. Gallaudet, a school for deaf-mutes, also claimed a championship.

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