Sunday, 25 August 2019

1034) Morris Hiram "Red" Badgro

Morris Hiram "Red" Badgro (1902 – 1998). American football player and football coach who also played professional baseball. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1981. After his career as an athlete was over, Badgro served as a football coach for 14 years, including stints as the ends coach for Columbia (1939–1942) and Washington (1946–1953).

- "Badgro, who got his nickname from his red hair, caught the first touchdown pass in the first NFL championship game in 1933."

- "“They called him Red because of his red hair,” Wagner said."…/from-predators-to-taylor-tr…/

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