Summary: retired professional football player who became the second football player to win the Heisman Trophy in 1936 when he was an All-American end and senior captain at Yale University whose 49-yard touchdown reception in 1934 gave Yale a 7-0 victory snapping Princeton's 15-game winning streak, who sold his trophy at auction in 1999 for $328,110 to raise money for his nieces and nephews, and who was elected to the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame in 1969.
Cause of Death: Suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound
Born: May 30, 1915
Died: June 27, 2000
Location: Hightstown, New Jersey