Articles tagged "Jack Chevigny"

The NFL's 10 Greatest Military Veterans

Cold, Hard Football Facts for November 12, 2012

CHFF has long supported the U.S. military. Today we put together a slideshow of the NFL's 10 greatest veterans, with heroes who served the country from World War I all the way through the War on Terror



Jack Chevigny: football's larger-than-life war hero

Cold, Hard Football Facts for May 25, 2012

Author Jeff Walker was haunted by the story football star Jack Chevigny. He chronicles that life, from the greatest moments in football history, to Chevigny's death on the bloody, war-torn island of Iwo Jima, in the new book, "The Last Chalkline."



A Memorial Day tribute to NFL's fallen heroes

Cold, Hard Football Facts for May 24, 2012

Cardinals safety Pat Tillman was the most recent of 25 NFL players, coaches and executives who gave their lives in wars overseas; 22 were killed in World War II alone. Ken Crippen pays tribute to these men as we enter Memorial Day weekend.



Battlefield heroes: Jack Chevigny

Cold, Hard Football Facts for May 23, 2007

The fictional Forrest Gump played football for Bear Bryant. Jack Chevigny was the real deal, minus the dim wit: He scored for Notre Dame in Knute Rockne's "win one for the Gipper" game, coached pro and college football, and was then killed in the invasion of Iwo Jima. His brushes with destiny did not end there.



 



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