Hassen I. Abdellah
A four-year letterman and former standout tailback and return specialist for the Bucknell football team, Hassen Abdellah graduated as the school record holder with 3,484 all-purpose yards. He compiled 1,543 career rushing yards, graduating in the top 10 all-time.
Robert R. Albert
Bob Albert was a co-captain and fullback on the undefeated 1951 Bucknell football team. Albert played in the Blue-Gray Game in Montgomery, Ala., was an honorary captain and first-team defensive back on the 1951 AP All-Pennsylvania Team, was named to the second All-East team selected by the AP, and received honorable mention on the AP Little All-America team.
Tom Alexander was an honorable mention on the Associated Press Little All-America Team as a guard. He also played linebacker and was named to the All-Middle Atlantic Conference Team and the All-Pennsylvania Team.
Charles W. "Warhorse" Allen
A four-year captain of the football team, Allen went on to the University of Chicago to captain teams coached by Amos Alonzo Stagg.
John C. Anderson
Best known for scoring 80 points in a single basketball game, John Anderson also played football at Bucknell.
Scott Auchenbach '90 was one of the best passing quarterbacks in Bucknell football history. As a senior in 1989 he was named Most Valuable Player of the Colonial League and was selected as an Honorable Mention All-American.
Michael J. Axe
Mike was a three-year starter on the offensive line and a co-captain of the 1974 Bison football squad.
Neal S. Blaisdell
A three-year football letterman on teams that had a combined 19-10-2 record, Neal Blaisdell made his mark at Bucknell and in the world beyond the campus.
George T. "Butch" Boiston
Butch Boiston was a 200-pound tackle and co-captain on the 1934 Bucknell football team that posted a 6-2-2 regular-season record, including victories over Penn State and Villanova, and then defeated Miami 26-0 in the inaugural Orange Bowl game on January 1, 1935.
An All-East and All-American fullback, Bowser was captain of the 1921 Bucknell football team and one of the great kickers in the school's history.
Edward M. Burman
Ed Burman was the MVP of the Bucknell football team and the Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year in 1995, when the Bison finished 7-4 overall and 4-1 in the Patriot League under then-first-year head coach Tom Gadd. Burman was also an Associated Press I-AA Third Team All-America selection that year, when he set a school record with 14.5 quarterback sacks.
John F. Chironna
John Chironna was co-captain of the Bucknell football team and captain of the baseball team in his senior year, and he was named to All-Pennsylvania and All-East football teams for three straight years. He earned MVP honors in baseball when he batted .369 as a senior.
George W. Cockill
George Cockill captained the football, basketball and baseball teams at Bucknell and later coached all three sports at the University. Winner of four football letters, Cockill captained the team in his junior year.
John D. Dailey
John Dailey was an outstanding linebacker for Bucknell in the early 1970s and co-captained the Bison football team in 1973. "Hondo" was selected to the College Division Academic All-America first team in 1973, was on the Eastern College Athletic Conference first team in 1972 and 1973, and was selected to the Associated Press All-Pennsylvania Team for three straight years.
Harry O. "Gump" Dayhoff
An All-Pennsylvania quarterback in football and winner of 12 varsity letters in football, basketball and track, Gump Dayhoff became one of the outstanding collegiate football officials in the country.
Thomas A. Dean
Tom Dean was quarterback of the 9-0 1951 Bucknell football team, and he became the fourth member of that team's offensive backfield to be enshrined in the Hall of Fame.
John B. Dempsey
A letterman at tackle during which time Bucknell had a combined 17-6-4 record, Jack Dempsey was named to the All-Players All-America First Team selected for Liberty Magazine in 1933. He also competed in the shot put.
Eugene B. Depew
As an undergraduate, Depew was a standout football player for the Bison. He was a three-year letterwinner, earned All-Middle Atlantic Conference Honorable Mention in 1969, and served as co-captain of the team his senior year.
Glenn Walter Diehl
Wally Diehl, captain of the 1927 Bucknell football team that went 6-3-1 and was the first coached by Carl Snavely, was noted in his playing days as a "bull-like ball carrier."
A three-year letterman at tackle, Stan Durtan was one of the finest offensive linemen to play for the Bucknell football team.
Kevin R. Eiben
Kevin Eiben carved out a record-setting career in both baseball and football at Bucknell, and he has gone on to have a terrific professional career in the Canadian Football League. On the gridiron, Eiben was an All-America safety and one of the top punt returners in program history. On the baseball diamond, Eiben was an All-Patriot League selection in 1999 after ranking fifth in the conference in batting average at .378. He had a .313 career average over three seasons, scored over 100 runs and went 41-for-45 in stolen-base attempts.
Twice an honorable mention Little All-America fullback and an ECAC All-East choice in 1972, Mitch Farbstein also set a school discus record and won three letters in both football and track and field at Bucknell.
Nicholas A. Farina
Nick Farina was a three-year football letterman and Dean's List student as an undergraduate. He co-captained the 1933 football team, the final one coached by Hall of Famer Carl Snavely.
John D. Filer
Jack Filer played three years of varsity football and basketball, co-captained the 1936 football team with Hall of Famer Stu Smith and, as a sophomore, was the starting right end on the team that played in the inaugural Orange Bowl game on January 1, 1935 (a 26-0 win over Miami).
Kirk Foulke came to Bucknell from Newtown Square, Pa., was a starting tackle for three seasons and captained the 1961 football team that finished 6-3. He was an Honorable Mention Little All-America selection in both 1960 and 1961, and as a senior he was a Second Team All-Middle Atlantic Conference pick.
Harry G. Fry
A four-sport athlete at Bucknell, Harry "Pete" Fry played a vital role on Bucknell's 1931 football team, one of just three undefeated grid teams in school history.
Frank S. Funair
A three-year football standout and Eastern Intercollegiate Boxing Conference champion in 1939 and 1940, "King" Funair was the leading rusher and scorer on the 1939 grid team and set the Beaver Stadium (Penn State) record for run from scrimmage (94).
Thomas E. Gadd
Although his tenure as head football coach at Bucknell was tragically cut short after only seven years, Tom Gadd will go down in history as one of the school's most inspirational coaches in any sport.
Joseph A. Gallagher
A football and basketball standout, Joe Gallagher received All-East and Little All-America mention as a football end on Bucknell's 1951 team that finished unbeaten at 9-0.
Robert J. Gibbon Jr.
Bob Gibbon was the Bison's starting quarterback in 1983 and 1984 and earned Little All-America honorable mention at the conclusion of both seasons.
Ronald J. Giordano
The Most Valuable Player in the Middle Atlantic Conference and a Little All-America honorable mention quarterback in 1962, Ron Giordano set 11 school passing and total offense records that season.
Jim Given '88 transferred to Bucknell from Miami (Ohio) and became the football team's starting quarterback for three straight years from 1985-87.
Benjamin W. Griffith
Ben Griffith had a distinguished Bucknell career as an athlete, scholar, teacher and athletic administrator. As a football quarterback and baseball second baseman he was a teammate of Christy Mathewson in both sports.
Edward H. Halicki
An outstanding football, basketball and baseball player, Ed Halicki signed professionally with baseball's St. Louis Cardinals and football's Frankford Yellowjackets.
Samuel C. Havrilak
An outstanding running quarterback who was All-Pennsylvania and MVP in the Middle Atlantic Conference while setting three school total offense records, Sam Havrilak later played five years in the National Football League with the Baltimore Colts and New Orleans Saints.
Willie B. Hill
Willie Hill was the Most Valuable Player on the record-setting 1997 Bison football team that finished 10-1. That year, he earned Associated Press Second Team FCS All-America honors after posting 133 tackles, sixth-most in team history.
W. Clarke Hinkle
An All-East fullback and Bucknell's all-time scoring champion, Hinkle was named All-Pro four times with the Green Bay Packers.
Eugene L. Hubka
A three-year football starter and co-captain of the 1944 team, Hubka was an outstanding quarterback, halfback, safety and punter.
Albert E. Humphreys
A football coach at Bucknell for six seasons and the university's director of athletics from 1946-62, Al played a vital role in the stability and growth of the athletics program in the unsettled period after WW II.
George K. "Lefty" James
George K. "Lefty" James '30 was a three-year varsity end on the football team, and was also a baseball star, captaining the team in his senior year.
Owen W. "Jeff" James
Owen "Jeff" James was co-captain of the 1933 football team and played in the 1934 East-West Shrine All-Star game. Winner of three letters each in football, basketball and track, James was a 185-pound guard on the 1933 grid squad that finished 7-2 in Carl Snavely's final year as head coach.
Kenneth W. Jenkins
An Associated Press third team All-America football halfback in 1980, Ken Jenkins set a Bucknell season rushing record and NCAA all-purpose running mark during a terrific career. He ran for 1,270 yards in 1980, a record that stood for 14 years.
Alvin F. "Doggie" Julian
Recipient of All-East and All-America recognition in football, Alvin "Doggie" Julian was also a basketball and baseball star at Bucknell.
Richard P. Kaufmann
A three-year letterman in football and wrestling, Dick Kaufmann captained the 1967 football team and was co-captain of the wrestling team as a junior and senior.
George H. Kiick
A three-year letterman in football, basketball and baseball, Kiick captained the former two teams, played in the North-South football all-star game in 1940 and played for two years with the Pittsburgh Steelers before and after serving in World War II, where he received the Silver Star for bravery in action and the Purple Heart.
Ronald C. Kinsey
Ron Kinsey was a three-year starter at end and was a vital member of Bucknell's 1964 Lambert Cup team and the 1965 Middle Atlantic Conference championship team.
David M. Kucera
A four-year football letterman as a wide receiver and kick returner, David Kucera set (and still holds) school season records of 73 receptions for 1,029 yards while earning Associated Press All-America second team honors In 1984.
William H. Lane
The last man to captain three teams at Bucknell, Bill Lane was an outstanding football quarterback, basketball guard and baseball outfielder. He captained the 1938 football team that went 5-3 and defeated Penn State.
Harry L. Lawrence
Head football coach from 1947-57, Harry Lawrence led the 1951 team to an undefeated season (9-0) and his 1950-52 teams compiled a 17-game winning streak.
Richard N. Lemon
Rich Lemon rushed for 4,742 yards in a brilliant four-year career, demolishing the school record by more than 2,000 yards.
Adam J. Lord
Adam Lord '03 was a dominant defensive lineman during his days in Orange & Blue. Lord played the unheralded nose guard position, and he is one of Bucknell's best ever at that spot. It typically required multiple blockers to neutralize Lord, which was a major reason why the Bison led the Patriot League and ranked among the national leaders in rushing defense and total defense in 2001 and 2002.
Eugene C. Luccarelli
A three-year letterman in baseball and football, Gene Luccarelli set school records with 10 interceptions for 129 yards in 1970 and with 18 interceptions for 232 yards in his career, marks that still stand in the Bison record books.
Paul Maczuzak was one of Bucknell's finest football linemen of his era and a three-year starter at offensive tackle.
Kurt Manrodt Jr.
An outstanding guard on the Bucknell football team from 1936-38, Kurt Manrodt was named to the All-Pennsylvania team as a senior and later played in an all-star game against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Robert L. Marks
A standout quarterback and defensive back, Bob Marks played on Bucknell football teams that won Lambert Cup and Middle Atlantic Conference championships.
The most famous of all Bucknell athletes and one of the greatest baseball players of all time, Christy Mathewson was best known at BU as a hard hitting fullback and outstanding kicker on the football team.
Harry E. "Moose" McCormick
A four-sport athlete at Bucknell and later baseball coach at the University, "Moose" played in two World Series for the New York Giants and is remembered as the man who created the role of the pinch hitter in professional baseball.
Michael P. McDonald
Mike McDonald joined the Hall of Fame in 2002 after several near-misses. One of the top offensive linemen in school history, he was named to the Associated Press and American Football Coaches Association All-America first teams in 1980.
Martin H. McKibbin
Marty McKibbin was an end on the undefeated (9-0) 1951 Bucknell football team, co-captain of the 1952 baseball team and a three-year starter in football, basketball and baseball.
George L. McGaughey
The starting center on the 1935 Orange Bowl football team, George McGaughey received All-America honorable mention in 1934 and later coached for many years at Lafayette College, where he is also a member of the Hall of Fame.
Clifford K. "Mickey" "Melberger
Mickey Melberger was an outstanding halfback and team captain of Bucknell's 1960 football team that finished 7-2, outscored its opponents 188-59 and won the Lambert Cup as the top team in the East. Melberger was Bucknell's leading rusher and led the Middle Atlantic Conference in scoring that year.
Thomas G. Mitchell
The finest pass receiver in Bucknell football history, Tom Mitchell was twice selected ECAC College Division Player of the Year and first team Little All-American.
Bradford J. Myers
Halfback Brad Myers was one of the most honored players on Bucknell's undefeated 1951 football team. An All-Pennsylvania, All-East and honorable mention All-America halfback, Myers held Bucknell's career rushing record and played five years in the National Football League with the Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles.
Edward C. Myers
A three-year letterman and All-East halfback, Edward "Speed" Myers was a Sports Illustrated Silver Anniversary All-American in 1958.
Edward E. "Hook" Mylin
A member of the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame and National Football Hall of Fame, Hook Mylin had a 17-9-2 record as head football coach at Bucknell in 1934-36 and took the Bison to the first Orange Bowl game in 1935, where it defeated Miami 26-0. He also coached at Lebanon Valley, Lafayette and NYU.
J. Douglas Nauman
Doug Nauman achieved distinction in both football and track and field at Bucknell, earning regional and national honors in the former sport and setting a school javelin record in the latter. Nauman, who won three letters in football as a defensive tackle, was named to the All-Pennsylvania, All-East and Academic All-America teams in his senior year as the Bison finished 6-3.
Robert H. Odell
As head football coach from 1958-64, Bob Odell had a 37-26 record at Bucknell and led the 1960 and 1964 teams to Lambert Cup championships.
James E. "Smokey" Ostendarp
An honorable mention Little All-America halfback who set a single-game rushing record that stood for 28 years, Smokey Ostendarp played two years with the New York Giants and was head football coach at Amherst from 1959-91.
Edward W. Pangburn
A football and baseball player as an undergraduate, Dr. Pangburn served 23 years on the University's Board of Trustees and was chairman of the Committee on Health, Physical Education and Athletics.
Martin A. Quick
Marty Quick was both an outstanding and versatile athlete, and one of the finest performers in the history of intercollegiate boxing at Bucknell.
J. Maxwell Reed
Max Reed was an outstanding offensive lineman on Bucknell football teams coached by Pete Reynolds that had a combined 22-14-2 record in 1920-23.
Randall J. Ruger
Randy Ruger was co-captain of the 1969 Bucknell football team and 1970 baseball team and was the NCAA batting champion in 1969.
Larry M. Schoeneberger
Larry Schoeneberger was a standout linebacker for the Bison football squad, earning American Football Coaches Association All-America First Team honors as a senior. He had 124 tackles that year and was also tabbed to the Associated Press All-Pennsylvania Third Team, ECAC All-East First Team and the weekly All-East team three times.
John J. Sitarsky
Captain of the 1935 baseball team and a three-year starter in football, basketball and baseball, John Sitarsky quarterbacked the 1935 grid squad that defeated Miami 26-0 in the first-ever Orange Bowl.
Harvey F. Smith
Harvey Smith was captain of the 1893 Bucknell football team and 1892 and 1893 baseball teams. He later played third base for the Washington Senators in the American League.
Stuart M. Smith
Stu made college football history when he scored the first two touchdowns in the Orange Bowl game, a 26-0 Bucknell victory over Miami in 1935. A fullback and linebacker who served as co-captain of the 1936 team, he played on three Bison teams had a combined 17-9-3 record, owned two victories each over Penn State and Villanova, and had two scoreless ties and a 7-6 win against Temple.
Carl G. Snavely
Head football coach at Bucknell, Cornell, North Carolina and Washington University, Carl Snavely had a 42-16-8 record at BU from 1927-33, the best percentage of any Bison coach.
Herbert E. Stiefel
A standout offensive lineman on the undefeated 1951 Bucknell football team, Herb Stiefel was the ninth player from that team to be enshrined in the Hall of Fame.
Walter S. Szot
An All-East and All-America honorable mention tackle in 1943, Walt Szot won three football letters at Bucknell and played for five years in the National Football League with the Chicago Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers.
Burton W. Talmage
An All-Pennsylvania and All-East halfback on the undefeated 1951 football team, Burt Talmadge was one half of the famed "Touchdown Twins" backfield duo along with Brad Myers. Talmadge was invited to the Blue-Gray Game and ran for 1,878 career yards.
W. Paul Terhes
Paul Terhes, who led Bucknell to a 7-2 record and the Lambert Cup in 1960, is considered by many observers to be the finest quarterback in Bucknell history.
Louis V. Tomasetti
A three-year football letterman and co-captain of the 1938 Bisons, Lou received Little All-America recognition. He later played in the National Football League with Pittsburgh (1939-40), Detroit (1941), and Philadelphia (1941-2) and in the All-America Football Conference with Buffalo (1948-9).
Erie M. "Tip" Topham
Tip Topham played four years of varsity football and baseball for Bucknell, was captain of the 1914 football squad, and was one of the school's finest punters and passers.
Ralph M. Turri
Ralph Turri was an outstanding two-sport athlete at Bucknell in the mid-1970s. He was a three-year starting linebacker on the football team and a two-year starting midfielder in lacrosse, and he served as team captain in both sports.
Ken Twiford was one of the top two-sport athletes during his days at Bucknell, and as a senior he was the winner of the Al Humphreys Award as the top multi-sport competitor in his class. In football, Twiford played both fullback and linebacker under Hall of Fame coach Bob Odell.
Richard C. Tyrrell
Dick Tyrrell captained the 1962 Bucknell football team and was a three-time selection as a first-team end on the All-Middle Atlantic Conference team.
William F. Wilkinson
A three-year letterman in football and track and field "Bud" Wilkinson caught a 23-yard pass to score the first touchdown in the first Orange Bowl game, a 26-0 Bison victory over Miami on January 1, 1935.
Andrew R.E. Wyant
A member of the National Football Hall of Fame, Andrew Wyant played tackle or guard in 98 consecutive games for Bucknell and the University of Chicago without missing a play because of illness or injury.
George B. Young
A co-captain and defensive tackle on the undefeated 1951 football team, George was named to the All-Pennsylvania, All-East and Little All-America first team. He went on to become a well-known executive in the National Football League, where he won two Super Bowl rings as general manager of the New York Giants.