Wally Diehl

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1922 graduate of MCA where he starred in 3 sports. He is MCA’s 3rd ranked career scorer with 312 pts., olds the 2nd best single season mark with 173 pts., in addition to holding the single game record of 45 pts. Set in 1921 vs. Shamokin. Continued his athletic career at U. of P., where he was captain of the freshman team before transferring to Bucknell, where he starred as a pile-driving fullback for 3 yrs. and served as their captain in 1927 while being named an “All American”. He then played in the NFL for the Frankford Yellow Jackets, where h was the “Rookie of the Year” in 1928 while being names “All-Pro” at fullback. He went on to coach at the U. of Delaware for one year prior to his retirement in 1932.

Categories: 1979 Hall Of Fame