- Considered by many as the finest player in Tulane football history.
- Earned first-unit All-America status in 1930 and became the only unanimous All-American in school history the next year - as well as the only unanimous All-American in the country in 1931.
- Led Tulane to its most successful three-season stretch ever in football, as the Green Wave posted a 28-1 regular-season mark in that span and earned its first bowl berth ever – the 1932 Rose Bowl.
- Became Tulane’s first inductee into the National Football Foundation Hall of Fame in 1954.
- Also a charter member of the Halls of Fame for Louisiana, Greater New Orleans and Tulane Athletics.
- Born Aug. 6, 1906 and died in Sept. 25, 1962 at the age of 55.