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Morgantown in Monongalia County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Legends

 
 
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By Bradley Owen, September 14, 2020
1. Legends Marker
Inscription.  
32 Garrett Ford Sr.
• Southern Conference Player of the Year - 1966
• First 1,000-yard rusher in school history

Don Nehlen
• College Football Hall of Fame - 2005
• Winningest Coach in WVU History (1980 - 2000)

28 Walter "Red" Mahan
• First Team All-American - 1924
 
Erected 2016 by West Virginia University Athletic Department.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducationSports. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia University Legends 🏈 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1924.
 
Location. 39° 39.055′ N, 79° 57.411′ W. Marker is in Morgantown, West Virginia, in Monongalia County. Marker is on Medical Center Drive 0.3 miles west of Willowdale Road, on the left when traveling west. Marker is on the north (Hospital) side of Mylan Puskar Stadium. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Medical Center Drive, Morgantown WV 26505, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Legends (here, next to this
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By Bradley Owen, September 14, 2020
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marker); a different marker also named Legends (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Legends (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Legends (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Legends (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Legends (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Legends (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Legends (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgantown.
 
Additional keywords. West Virginia University Football
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 62 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on June 1, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 20, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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