Chuck Taylor (American Football)

Chuck Taylor (American Football)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Charles Albert "Chuck" Taylor was a football player, football coach, and athletic director at Stanford University. During his coaching tenure from 1951 to 1957, he compiled a 40-29-2 record and led the Indians to the 1952 Rose Bowl his first season. That same season, at the age of 31, Taylor was named AFCA Coach of the Year, the youngest recipient ever. As a sophomore, Taylor was one of the "Wow Boys" on the undefeated 1940 Stanford Indians football team and played in Stanford's 1941 Rose Bowl victory over Nebraska. As a senior, he was an All-American Guard. By coaching his team to the 1952 Rose Bowl, Taylor became the first person to have participated in the Rose Bowl both as a player and a head coach; only six other men have accomplished this feat since Taylor
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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613579244X
  • 9786135792447