Felix "Doc" Blanchard


High School

St. Stanislaus College Prep, Bay St. Louis, MS (1941-1942)

• Gulf Coast Conference title (1941)

• Lost to McComb, MS HS in legendary Toy Bowl contest before 45,000 fans in New Orleans (December 5, 1941)

 

College Career

North Carolina (1942-1943)
United States Military Academy (1944-1946)

• Known as “Mr. Inside” with Glenn Davis as “Mr. Outside”

• All-American (’44, ‘45, ’46)

• Heisman Trophy (’45)

• Maxwell Award (’45)

• Sullivan Award (’45)

• National Football Foundation Hall of Fame (’69)

 

Did You Know?

Blanchard, at the time a Major in the United States Army, was cited for bravery for bringing down a buring plane with no injury to himself or any civilians in Wethersfield, England, in 1959.





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