Bruce Smith (Halfback)

Bruce Smith (Halfback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bruce P. Smith (February 8, 1920 - August 28, 1967), nicknamed "Boo," was an American football player best known for winning the Heisman Trophy in 1941. Smith was born in Faribault, Minnesota where he excelled in high school football under the legendary football coach Win Brockmeyer, and then he attended the University of Minnesota. He played halfback for the back-to-back national champion Gophers in 1940 and 1941. Smith was captain of the 1941 University of Minnesota team. He received the Heisman two days after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Smith earned first team All-American and All-Big Ten honors in 1941. During World War II he served as a United States Navy fighter pilot. After the war, he briefly played in the National Football League with the Green Bay Packers (1945-1948) and the Los Angeles Rams (1948).show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Ject Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134909025
  • 9786134909020