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Dr. John B. Todd

John Todd was a four-sport star at the College of William and Mary from 1921 to 1925. He served as captain of the football team from 1923 to 1925. He was named by many as the finest center ever to…

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Antonio Freeman

Antonio Freeman, native of Baltimore, MD, attended Baltimore Polytechnic High School, named the Baltimore Sun’s offensive player of the year and was recruited by Virginia Tech where he red-shirted as a freshman in 1990. In his collegiate career he set…

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Herb Scott

After growing up in Virginia Beach, Herb Scott chose to attend Virginia Union, a small historically black university in Richmond. There, Scott was a four-year starter, 1971-75, and was twice named All-CIAA and to the Division II All-American team. In…

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Thomas C. Scott Jr.

Thomas C. “Tommy” Scott Jr. is considered one of the University of Virginia’s all time greats in football.  He played both offensive and defensive end and made the AP All-American first team in 1952.  Scott was picked for the East-West…

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Paul Shu

Paul Shu was a star athlete at George Washington High School in Alexandria, Virginia before attending Virginia Military Institute. Shu was the first Virginia Military Cadet to letter in four sports, football, baseball, basketball and track. He earned the nickname…

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Barty Smith

Barty Smith is a native of Richmond, Virginia.  He graduated from Douglas Freeman High School where he was a four-sport star.  Smith was selected as the Virginia High School Player of the Year in 1969.  That same year he achieved…

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Bruce Smith

Smith, a native of Norfolk, first drew national attention at Virginia Tech when he won the 1985 Outland Trophy, awarded to the outstanding collegiate defensive lineman of the year. He was a consensus All-American that season. Picked first in the…

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Frank Peake

Frank Peake was a star at Hampton High School before going to Blacksburg where he was a standout in Virginia Tech’s “Pony Express” backfield from 1925 through 1928.  During his four year term with the Gobblers, Peake was a phenomenal…

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Larry Peccatiello

Larry Peccatiello, a 1957 graduate of William and Mary, was named All-American his senior year. As a senior captain, he was named All-Southern Conference, All-Big Six and Honorable Mention All-American. He also received the Tucker L Jones Award for Excellence…

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Charles “Bolo” Perdue

Charles "Bolo" Perdue was born May 10, 1916 in Thomasville, North Carolina. He graduated from Duke University with a B.S. Degree in 1940 and received his Masters Degree from Columbia University in 1947. Perdue played with the New York Giants…

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