Sport: California Football

Andrew Latham Smith played fullback at Pennsylvania; playing so well he was nominated All-American. He took to football coaching at California; coaching so well that for five and a half seasons his elevens were undefeated. He died in 1926 and, true to his dying wish, his ashes were scattered over the Memorial Stadium at Berkeley. Last week a players' bench was unveiled and dedicated to "Andy" Smith. Pennsylvania sent its eleven to the dedication; grieved to hear that the Californian attack, led by Brick Marcus who plays football in specially guarded eyeglasses, was...

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