Abe Mickal

Born: June 15, 1913

Died: September 20, 2001

Hometown: McComb, MS

Year of Induction: 1985


College Career

Louisiana State University (1932-1936)

• Lettered in four sports

• All-Big Eight fullback

• All-SEC, All-southern ‘34)

• College All-Star co-captain and quarterback in 7-6 win over Chicago Bears (’36)

• Sports Illustrated All-American Silver Anniversary (’61)

•National Football Foundation Hall of Fame (’67)

•Sportswriters Sports Hall of Fame (’68)


Did You Know?

Louisiana Governor Huey Long was so proud of Abe Mickal and the 1936 LSU football team that he asked th state legislature to issue a resolution proclaiming Mickal as a Louisiana legislator.

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