Glenn Davis blockers vs Penn 1945 original wire photo

Davis was an American football halfback famous in the 1940s. A member of the Class of 1947 at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Davis initially played college football for the Cal Poly Pomona Broncos. Under coach Earl Blaik, one of the greatest coaches in college football history, Davis teamed with Doc Blanchard to form a devastating pair of runners. With Davis and Blanchard, Army went 27-0-1 between 1944 and 1946. Davis, nicknamed "Mr. Outside", won the Maxwell Award in 1944 and the Heisman Trophy in 1946. He was also among the runners up in 1944 and 1945. Blanchard, his teammate, won the award in 1945. Davis also was named the Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year in 1946. He also captured the Walter Camp Trophy during his career. We offer an original UPI 7x9 wire photo (UPI stamp on back along with Sport (Magazine) stamp). Original paper caption from Acme dated 11-17-45. This picture shows Davis' blockers as he is scoring the first Army TD in Philadelphia against Penn (Davis has been cropped out). Army won the game 61-0. Cool shot! This is part of our recent pickup from the Sport Magazine archives.

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Glenn Davis blockers vs Penn 1945 original wire photo