Red Edwards

Eugene Hoffman "Red" Edwards (March 15, 1904 – December 22, 1981) was an American football player and coach.

After graduating from Weston High School in Weston, West Virginia, Edwards would play quarterback for Knute Rockne at the University of Notre Dame. As a two-year starter, he would lead the team to a record of 7-2-1 in 1925, and 9-1 as a captain in 1926.

Later in his career, while coaching at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, Edwards was offered the head coaching position for the Pittsburgh Steelers by owner Art Rooney, but he would decline. In 1956, he and his wife Sarah (née Brewster) returned to his home town of Weston to accept a position with Citizens Bank, where he would eventually become Chairman of the Board of Directors in 1968.

Edwards was inducted into the West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in 1970.

Gene Edwards
CollegeNotre Dame
ConferenceIndependent
SportFootball
PositionQuarterback
Jersey #25
Career1924–1926
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight161 lb (73 kg)
NationalityUSA
BornMarch 15, 1904
Weston, West Virginia
DiedDecember 22, 1981
Weston, West Virginia
High schoolWeston High School
Championships
1924 NCAA Championship

References

  • Citizens Bank of Weston, "Art Deco in 1980". Archived from the original on 2008-05-04.
  • Gene Hoffman Edwards, "Descendants of Thomas Aloysius Edwards".
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Baptiste Manzini

Baptiste John "Bap" Manzini (August 27, 1920 – May 9, 2008) was a professional American football center and high school football coach.

Manzini was born August 27, 1920 in Treveskyn, Pennsylvania. He attended Saint Vincent College, where he was an all-state center. Upon graduation, he joined the United States Air Force. He played in three seasons in the National Football League, 1944 and 1945 for the Philadelphia Eagles and 1948, one game for the Detroit Lions and three games again for the Eagles. When his playing career ended, he coached high school football in Pennsylvania for 30 years at the former Bellmar High School and at Thomas Jefferson High School. Overall, his record was 203–74–8.

Clem Crowe

Clem F. Crowe (October 18, 1903 – April 13, 1983) was an American gridiron football and basketball player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Saint Vincent College (1926–1931), Xavier University (1936–1943), and the University of Iowa (1945), compiling a career college football record of 71–66–5. Crowe was also the head basketball coach at Saint Vincent College (1928–1932), Xavier (1933–1943), and the University of Notre Dame (1944–1945), tallying a career college basketball mark of 152–115. He later coached professional football for the Buffalo Bills and Baltimore Colts of the All-America Football Conference (AAFC), and the Ottawa Rough Riders and BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL).

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Red Edwards, Eugene "Red" Edwards, American football player and coach

Gene Edwards (soccer)

David Eugene Edwards, lead singer of Wovenhand

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List of Notre Dame Fighting Irish starting quarterbacks

The following individuals have started games at quarterback for the University of Notre Dame football team, updated through the 2018 season.

The year of induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, if applicable, is designated alongside the respective player's final season.

List of University of Notre Dame athletes

This list of University of Notre Dame athletes includes graduates, non-graduate former students, and current students of Notre Dame who are notable for their achievements within athletics, sometimes before or after their time at Notre Dame. Other alumni can be found in the list of University of Notre Dame alumni.

Although Notre Dame is highly ranked academically, it has also been called a "jock school" as it has produced a large number of athletes. Intercollegiate sports teams at Notre Dame are called the "Fighting Irish". Notre Dame offers 13 varsity sports for both men and women: Men's American Football, Men's Baseball, Men's and Women's Basketball, Men's and Women's Cross Country, Men's and Women's Fencing, Men's and Women's Golf, Men's Ice Hockey, Men's and Women's Lacrosse, Women's Rowing, Men's and Women's Soccer, Women's Softball, Men's and Women's Swimming and Diving, Men's and Women's Tennis, Men's and Women's Track and Field, and Women's Volleyball. Approximately 400 students have gone on to play professional American football in the National Football League, the American Football League, or the All-America Football Conference, with many others going to play other sports professionally. Some athletes have also participated in the Olympic Games.

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