Hunter “Local Joe” Corhern


College Career

Mississippi State (1937-1940)

• AP All-American (’40)

• All-SEC Conference Guard (’40)

• Captain of the victorious Mississippi State 1941 Orange Bowl Team

 

Pro Career

• Drafted by the Chicago Bears, but career was cut short by WWII

 

Did You Know?

In the January 1, 1941 Orange Bowl in Miami, Corhern was responsible for the first touchdown of the game when he blocked a Georgetown punt. John Tripson, tackled, fell on the ball in the endzone for the Bulldog touchdown.

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