Jim Hanchett

’51 Redmen Meet Early Triumphs—Then Disaster, Then A Huge Triumph
By Jim Hanchett '53 | Big Red Historian

By the brink of November 1951, Coach Lefty James’ Boys were undefeated and ranked highly in the nation’s top ten. They had squeezed the ever-improving Syracuse Orange of Ben Schwarzwalder (21-14). They had clobbered Colgate (41-18), hammered Harvard (42-6) and crashed through Yale’s line of blue (27-0). Against ‘Cuse on opening day at Schoellkopf Field,…

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