Articles tagged "win one for the Gipper"

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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