[Telegram to Grantland Rice]

SPORTS-telegram-Knute_Rockne_FULL.jpg
1925-11-19
Grantland Rice Papers, Vanderbilt University Special Collections

In this telegram, Knute Rockne, 1888-1931 lists his choices for players who should be awarded All-American status. Rockne is regarded as one of the greatest coaches in college football history and was a close friend of Rice’s. Grantland Rice selected an All-American Team list of The College Football players for Collier’s Magazine. In 1925, Rice and a panel of sportswriters took over the selection from football icon Walter Camp.

Title

[Telegram to Grantland Rice]

Creator

Publisher

Grantland Rice Papers, Vanderbilt University Special Collections

Date

1925-11-19

Description

In this telegram, Knute Rockne, 1888-1931 lists his choices for players who should be awarded All-American status. Rockne is regarded as one of the greatest coaches in college football history and was a close friend of Rice’s. Grantland Rice selected an All-American Team list of The College Football players for Collier’s Magazine. In 1925, Rice and a panel of sportswriters took over the selection from football icon Walter Camp.

Type

Language

English

Identifier

SPORTS-telegram-Knute_Rockne_FULL

Original Format

Telegram

Files

SPORTS-telegram-Knute_Rockne_FULL.jpg

Citation

Rockne, Knute, “[Telegram to Grantland Rice],” Gallery, accessed October 22, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/5.