Kobrosky is First Trinity Football Player Inducted Into College Football Hall Of Fame

Kobrosky Joins Influential 2011 Class

Hartford, Conn. - Former Trinity College football star Mickey Kobrosky '37, who led the Bantams to a 19-2 record on the gridiron from 1934 to 1936 and played professionally with the New York Giants, became the first Trinity player or coach to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame during the Hall of Fame's Enshrinement Festival on July 15 and 16 in South Bend, Ind.  Kobrosky joins an influential 2011 class of inductees that includes American hero Pat Tillman, former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL Super Bowl MVP Desmond Howard, and five-time Super Bowl Champion for the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers Charles Haley. Since the first college football game in 1869, 4.79 million individuals have played college football, while just 882 (.0002 percent) have earned induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.  Kobrosky is the lone player from a current NCAA Division III school in the 2011 class.

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R to L: Sam Cunningham, Gary Kobrosky, host Charles Davis
(photo: Michael & Susan Bennett Lighthouse Imaging)