Eddie Crowder

Eddie Crowder

Birth
Arkansas City, Cowley County, Kansas, USA
Death 9 Sep 2008 (aged 77)
Lafayette, Boulder County, Colorado, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered, Specifically: Ashes scattered at three football fields which were significant in his life
Memorial ID 29725951 · View Source
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College Football Player, Coach. He was born in Arkansas City, Kansas and raised in Muskogee, Oklahoma. He achieved All-American status and two-time All-Conference selection while playing at the quarterback position during his college years at the University of Oklahoma. He was a member of the first Sooners team to win the National College Football Championship title in 1950. He was later chosen by the New York Giants in the 2nd round of the 1953 NFL Draft. As head coach at the University of Colorado from 1963 to 1973, Crowder guided the Buffaloes to the Liberty Bowl title in 1969 as well as appearances in the Liberty Bowl in 1970 and the Gator Bowl in 1972. After his coaching career, he served as athletic director at the University of Colorado. He was inducted into the State of Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, State of Colorado Sports Hall of Fame and the University of Colorado Athletic Hall of Fame. He died from cancer.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 10 Sep 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29725951
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Eddie Crowder (26 Aug 1931–9 Sep 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29725951, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered, who reports a Ashes scattered at three football fields which were significant in his life.