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.





Facebook Likes

News & Updates

  • Record crowd assured for induction banquet

    Already assured of the largest crowd in history, the BancorpSouth Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet moves to the Jackson…

  • Remembering: State 6 Bama 3

    Thirty-five years later, the remarkable score remains: State 6, Bama 3. On Nov. 1, 1980, Mississippi State stunned the football world, k…

Rick & Orley’s Writings

Sponsors

cspire.com
bancorpsouth.com

© Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame