Edgar Garbisch
Edgar Garbisch



Class of 1925
Football/Tennis

Edgar Garbisch, a 1925 graduate, is being inducted posthumously after a stellar career in football. On the gridiron, he was a three-time All-America selection, earning first team honors at two different positions, as a center in 1922 and as a guard two years later. He was a third-team selection as a guard in 1923. A four-year varsity letterwinner, Garbisch served as team captain 1924, helped the Black Knights to an 8-0-2 showing in 1922 and scored all 12 points (on drop-kicks) in a 12-0 victory over service academy rival Navy in his final collegiate game.

Inducted into the National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame in 1954, Garbisch was also elected to the Helms Foundation Hall of Fame in 1959. In addition, he played four years of varsity tennis and served as captain his senior year.

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