Red Grange Biography

Radio Personality, Football Player, Athlete (1903–1991)
Red Grange was an American football player best known for his frequent touchdowns, earning him the nickname "the Galloping Ghost."


Red Grange had an outstanding collegiate career in football at the University of Illinois, where he earned the nickname “the Galloping Ghost” after running five touchdowns in a single game. Grange was a charter member of both the College and Pro Football Hall of Fame and was named ESPN's greatest college football player of all time in 2008. He became a sportscaster after he retired in 1934.

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