Sport: Epilogue

Last week while Coach Jim Crowley of Fordham exhibited a troupe of postgraduate U. S. college football players to 25,000 Frenchmen* in the first stand of a two-week barnstorming tour, the stars of the U. S. Football Show of 1938 were taking their bows before the curtain.

Most applause was for little Davey O'Brien, 150-lb. quarterback of undefeated Texas Christian, who was handed the Heisman Trophy, annual award for the No. 1 player of the year. The award for No. 1 coach of the year went to Bill Kern of Carnegie Tech, after 200 rival...

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