|Steve Owens: 1969 Heisman Trophy
If anyone was born to play Oklahoma football
it was 1969 Heisman winner Steve Owens.
|Doc Blanchard: The Army War
Dr. Felix Anthony Blanchard, Sr. bestowed
three things to his son, 1945 Heisman Trophy
winner, "Doc" Blanchard.
|Robert Benchley: A Profile in
They don't write like funny Robert Benchley
anymore. Read this article, then go to a used
book store and get a collection of his stories.
|The Great Radio Hoax of 1935
Robert Benchley at the Algonquin Round
Table, critic Alexander Woolcott was the
victim of this classic con.
|The Aventures of Conan Doyle
by David Pietrusza
|Eddie McDonald: The Real Ironweed
Edward McDonald--Pulitzer Prize Winning
Novelist William Kennedy's Uncle--and the
Model for Ironweed's Francis Phelan
|Jim Plunkett: Every Underdog Has
Heisman Trophy Winner Jim Plunkett's
background gave him every excuse for
failure--he refused to take any.
|Les Horvath: 1944 Heisman Trophy
Les Horvath's football debut was hardly the
most auspicious possible.
|Glenn Davis: "The Real
Despite being dubbed the "Touchdown
Blanchard were not identical physical
specimens. Doc Blanchard, at 6' and 205
pounds, was by far the bigger of the two
football legends. The 5'9', 170 pound Davis,
however, may have been the better natural