George Gipp

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Overview

George Gipp

Date of birth
Feb 18, 1895

Date of death
Dec 14, 1920 (age 25)

Ht: 6'0"Wt: 175 lbs.

Hometown
Laurium, MI

Nationality
American

College
University of Notre Dame

Summary
George "The Gipper" Gipp (February 18, 1895 - December 14, 1920) was a college football player who played for the University of Notre Dame. Gipp was selected by Walter Camp as Notre Dame's first All-American and is Notre Dame's second consensus All-American (of 79), after Gus Dorais. Gipp played multiple positions, most notably halfback, quarterback, and punter. He is still...
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Playing career
Notre Dame FootballHalfback, Quarterback
1920 - passed for 709 yards and gained 100 or more yards rushing in five games

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Updated personal notes for John Gipp
Edited the personal notes for John Gipp.
  • Added nicknames: "Gipper"
  • Added George Gipp (cousin) to family members.
by msunav Mar 31, 2012
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November 23, 1918, Notre Dame (2-1-1) at Purdue (3-1)
Knute Rockne and Notre Dame were coming off their first loss of the season, 13-7 at Michigan Agricultural College. Next, the Catholics (2-1-1) headed a mere 100 miles or so east to Lafayette, Ind. Under first-year coach Butch Scanlon, Purdue lost its...
by jdlink Sep 20, 2011
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November 16, 1918, Notre Dame (2-0-1) at Michigan Agricultural College (3-1)
The biggest news of the week came from overseas. On November 11, 1918, Germany officially signed an armistice to end the Great War. America’s participation was finished, and it meant that the military could begin the process of withdrawing troops. ...
by jdlink Sep 20, 2011
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November 9, 1918, Great Lakes Naval Training Service (3-1-1) at Notre Dame (2-0)
The Great Lakes Naval Training Service in North Chicago also fielded a fine football team in 1918, and most of its players were stars at other colleges before enlisting. Among the standouts were center Charlie Bachman, a consensus second team All-American...
by jdlink Sep 20, 2011
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November 2, 1918, Notre Dame (1-0) at Wabash (1-0)
Under first-year coach Knute Rockne, Notre Dame opened with a 26-6 victory at Case Western reserve on September 28. Then their schedule became a problem. Wartime government regulations prohibited college football teams from making road trips during the...
by jdlink Sep 20, 2011
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September 28, 1918, Notre Dame (0-0) at Case Western Reserve (0-0)
Notre Dame went 6-1-1 in the 1917 football season, out-scoring its opponents by a 141-9 margin in coach Jesse Harper’s fifth year in South Bend. However, it was a particularly difficult season given personnel losses to military call-ups due to America’s...
by jdlink Sep 20, 2011
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Irish Return Home Saturday To Face #15 Michigan State
This will be the 75th meeting between the rivals - Notre Dame's fourth-most played series in school history. The Irish hold a 45-28-1 lead in the series, but Michigan State took last year's meeting in overtime, 34-31, in East Lansing. Nine of the last 11...
University of Notre Dame Athletics Department, Sep 13, 2011
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Irish Visit Michigan Saturday Under The Lights
This will be the 39th meeting all-time between Notre Dame and Michigan. It is Notre Dame's sixth-most played series and the third-most frequent with any school in the Big Ten. Michigan holds a 22-15-1 lead in the series and took last year's meeting, 28-24, in...
University of Notre Dame Athletics Department, Sep 06, 2011
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Dressed To Thrill
On Sept. 10, 2011, Notre Dame and Michigan will engage in "something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue."
University of Notre Dame Athletics Department, Sep 05, 2011
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Strong of Heart: Steve Boda
A humble, split-level home on a quiet street in suburban Kansas City seems an unlikely site for a treasure chest of Notre Dame football history.But if you are looking for details of any Fighting Irish game since their debut in 1887, a small office on the...
University of Notre Dame Athletics Department, Feb 15, 2011
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by thesemers Oct 22, 2010
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Seven Pillars of Tennessee Football
Players have helped form the foundation of Tennessee football through the years, but perhaps none as much as Gene McEver did in the late 1920s and early 1930s.
University of Tennessee Athletics Department, Sep 25, 2010
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An Inaugural Ball
Since 1913, when Jesse Harper was hired as Notre Dame's first athletic director and also took over as the head football coach, almost every Irish boss has enjoyed a resounding "Inaugural Ball."
University of Notre Dame Athletics Department, Sep 03, 2010
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by thesemers Aug 30, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for George Gipp
Edited the career summary for George Gipp.
by DaMan Jul 26, 2010
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George Gipp Signed Photo
by greg Jul 06, 2009
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