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Hap Moran
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Date of birth July 31, 1901
Place of birth Belle Plaine, Iowa
Date of death December 30, 1994
Position(s) Halfback
College Carnegie-Mellon
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Francis Dayle "Hap" Moran (July 31, 1901 in Belle Plaine, Iowa - December 30, 1994 in New Milford, Connecticut) was a halfback who played football for Carnegie Tech (1922), Grinnell College (1923 - 1925), the Frankford Yellow Jackets (1926), the Chicago Cardinals (1927), the Pottsville Maroons (1928), and the New York Giants (1929-1933). When he retired from the NFL in 1933 he held the league records for the longest run from scrimmage (91 yards against the Green Bay Packers on November 23, 1930)[1] and most yards receiving in a single game (114 yards against the Philadelphia Eagles on October 15, 1933).[2] His 91 yard from scrimmage run remained a New York Giants record for 75 years until it was broken by Tiki Barber on December 31, 2005. 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Playing career

Although he eventually made his name in football, in High School Moran was better known for basketball. He was captain of the Iowa All-State team in 1920 and his team from Boone represented Iowa at the National Interscholastic Tournament at the University of Chicago, where he was named a High School All-American by Amos Alonzo Stagg. He was recruited by Carnegie Tech in Pittsburgh primarily for basketball, but also played football. In the 1922 Carnegie Tech Notre Dame game the Four Horsemen first formed up as a backfield under the coaching of Knute Rockne. Moran would also play against the Four Horsemn in their last game together in 1930, when the Notre Dame All-Stars faced the New York Giants in a charity game which raised $115,000 to benefit New York City's unemployed. Amos Alonzo Stagg (August 16, 1862 - March 17, 1965), was a renowned American collegiate coach in multiple sports, primarily football, and an overall athletic pioneer. ... This article is about the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris. ... Four Horsemen may refer to: Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, characters in Biblical prophecy Four Horsemen of Apocalyse (comics), a team of various superheroes/supervillians who serve Apocalypse The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1921 film), 1921 silent movie Four Horsemen Studios, action figure sculptors for McFarlane Toys Four Horsemen... 1927 Time cover featuring Rockne Knute Kenneth Rockne (March 4, 1888–March 31, 1931) was an American football player and is regarded by many as the most famous college football coach in history. ...


In 1923 Moran returned to Iowa and played football and basketball for Grinnell College. As a passer his favorite receiver was Morgan Taylor, who won the first Gold Medal for the United States in the 1924 Olypics in Paris running the 400m hurdles. In 1926 Moran was hired by Frankford Yellow Jackets' Coach Guy Chamberlin and his first professional game was against Akron, led by Fritz Pollard, the All-American from Brown University, one of the few black players in the NFL. Moran scored Frankford’s only points of the day and earned a starting spot as halfback. Frankford won the NFL Championship that season and Moran was their second high scorer. Grinnell College is a liberal arts college in Grinnell, Iowa. ... Frederick Morgan Taylor (April 17, 1903-February 16, 1975) was an American hurdler, winner of three Olympic medals. ... Guy Chamberlin (January 16, 1894 - April 4, 1967) was a professional football player and coach in the National Football League (NFL). ... Frederick Douglass Fritz Pollard (January 27, 1894 – May 11, 1986) was the first African Ami love you gloria love eric erican head coach in the National Football League (NFL). ... Brown University is a university located in Providence, Rhode Island. ...


In 1927 Moran played the first part of the season with the Yellow Jackets and was then recruited by the Chicago Cardinals, primarily for his kicking skills. He was ranked second in the league for field goals and ninth for points after touchdowns that year. In 1928 he played in the backfield for the Pottsville Maroons with John McNally, better known as Johnny Blood. After New York Giants' lineman Steve Owen knocked himself unconscious try to tackle Moran, the Giants invited him to join their team for the last game of the 1928 season. Moran stayed with the Giants for the next five seasons. John Victor McNally (November 27, 1903 – November 28, 1985) was an American football player, inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. ... Steve Owen is a fictional character in the British soap opera EastEnders. ...


In 1930 Moran set the NFL record for the longest run from scrimmage,[1] in 1931 he was the Giants scoring leader,[3] and in 1933 he set the NFL record for the most yards receiving in a single game.[2] After retiring from the NFL he played for the Paterson Panthers of the American Association, and coached the Panthers in 1936. In his career after football he was a buyer for Western Electric, living in Sunnyside Gardens in Queens, New York, and coaching a youth football team there. Western Electric (sometimes abbreviated WE and WECo) was a US electrical engineering company, the manufacturing arm of AT&T from 1881 to 1995 . ...


External links

  • Player Profile at The Professional Football Researchers Association
  • NFL Stats Player Stats

Footnotes

  1. ^ a b Progression of NFL Records, by Ken Pullis, Professional Football Researchers Association, 2002, p.9
  2. ^ a b Grid Graph, Anatomy of Two Records, by Steve Hirdt, Elias Sports Bureau [1]
  3. ^ New York Giants, 75 Years, by Jerry Izenberg, Tehabi Books, California, 1999, p.174

 
 

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