2019 NFF College Football “In Memoriam”

by Travis Normand
December 19, 2019

The following is a list of people who were significant members of the college football community and who passed away in 2019. The list was compiled by the National Football Foundation, and this is only a small portion of the people who were included (the full list can be seen HERE).

The video above ran during the 62nd NFF Annual Awards Dinner, paying tribute to those who played a role in improving the game of college football for future generations and passed away between Dec. 4, 2018, and Dec. 10, 2019.

Joe Bellino
(March 13, 1938 – March 28, 2019)
United States Naval Academy
1960 Heisman Trophy Winner
1977 College Football Hall of Fame Inductee

Rod Bramblett
(Nov. 5, 1965 – May 25, 2019)
Auburn University
Voice of the Auburn Tigers

Howard “Hopalong” Cassady
(March 2, 1934 – Sept. 20, 2019)
Ohio State University
1955 Heisman Trophy Winner
1979 College Football Hall of Fame Inductee

Hayden Fry
(Feb. 28, 1929 – Dec. 17, 2019
Baylor University
2003 College Football Hall of Fame Inductee
Head Football Coach: SMU, North Texas, & Iowa

Dan Jenkins
(Dec. 2, 1928 – March 7, 2019)
Texas Christian University (TCU)
2009 NFF Outstanding Contribution to Amateur Football Award
NFF Historian & Sports Writer

Pat Sullivan
(Jan. 18, 1950 – Dec. 1, 2019)
Auburn University
1971 Heisman Trophy Winner
1991 College Football Hall of Fame Inductee – Auburn University
Head Football Coach – Texas Christian University, Samford

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