Friday, November 30, 2012

Hill to be honored



Former Yale RB and All-American selection Calvin Hill will be Yale’s honoree at the Ivy Football Association Dinner on Feb. 7 in the Broadway Ballroom of the New York Marriot Marquis.
A reception begins at 5:30 p.m. and a black-tie dinner begins at 7. The dinner will feature former Yale defensive star and master of ceremonies Jack Ford. The event chairmen includes former Yale RB William Primps. For more information on the event, go to ivyfootballassociation.org.
Hill, a 1969 graduate, was a two-time All-Ivy selection and broke Albie Booth’s record for career touchdowns. He was selected in the first round of the 1969 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. He earned NFL Rookie of the Year and All-Pro honors that year. He spent six seasons in Dallas and became the team's first 1,000-yard rusher. Hill's career continued with the Washington Redskins and Cleveland Browns. He was selected to the Pro Bowl in 1969, 1972, 1973 and 1974.
He has been a consultant to the Cowboys since 1997.

1 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

An honor well earned by my classmate, Calvin Hill.

8:55 PM 

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