Friday, May 29, 2020

A Wilson Football Alums Unique Link to a College Football Rule Change

Bruce Nash and Allan Zullo's book, The Football Hall of Shame, contains an anecdote about Wilson alum Dale Witwer's role in a college football rule change. CLICK HERE TO BUY.
On October 9, 1965, former Wilson Football player Dale Witwer (Class of 1963) was involved in a play during the Cornell-Princeton game that resulted in a college football rule change.

Wilson football's 1962-63 team captains: Matz, Miller, and Witwer.

Nash and Zullo's segment on the rule-stretching and flag-inducing play is below.

You can purchase a copy of the book here. The unique occurrence was also detailed in the September 8th, 1980 edition of Princeton Alumni Weekly.

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