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Adrian Maurer
Running back
Personal information
Date of birth: (1901-04-07)April 7, 1901
Place of birth: Canton, Ohio
Date of death: May 4, 1943(1943-05-04) (aged 42)
Place of death: San Francisco, California
Career information
College: Oglethorpe
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
*Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels (1923–1925)
Career highlights and awards
Championships
  • 2 SIAA (1924, 1925)

Honors

  • All-SIAA (1923)
  • second-team All-Southern (1923, 1925)
  • Oglethorpe University Athletic Hall of Fame

Adrian Harold "Sparky" Maurer (April 7, 1901 – May 4, 1943) was an American football player.

Oglethorpe UniversityEdit

He played college football as a running back for the Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels football team of Oglethorpe University. He was inducted into the Oglethorpe University Athletic Hall of Fame in 1962.[1][2]

1923Edit

Maurer was selected second-team All-Southern by Julian Leggett of the Macon News,[3] and first team All-Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA) by various writers including Morgan Blake.[3]

1924Edit

He was captain of the 1924 team which won the SIAA championship.

1925Edit

The 1925 team was again SIAA champion.[4]

Newark BearsEdit

He played professionally with the Newark Bears.[5] The Bears are remembered for the team's financially weak ownership group, which led to the folding of the team mid-season.[6] The team played only five games before folding in October.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Adrian Maurer". http://www.oldestlivingprofootball.com/adrianmaurer.htm. Retrieved February 23, 2015.
  2. "Oglethorpe Athletic Hall of Fame". http://www.gopetrels.com/information/Athletic_Hall_of_Fame. Retrieved February 24, 2015.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "The Telegraph's All-Southern". Mercer Cluster: pp. 3; 6. December 7, 1923. http://mercercluster.galileo.usg.edu/mercercluster-j2k/view?docId=bookreader/mer/mer1923/mer1923-0107.mets.xml;query=%22all%20southern%22;brand=mercercluster-j2k-brand#page/n0/mode/1up.
  4. "The Flight of the Stormy Petrel". http://www.gopetrels.com/information/history. Retrieved February 23, 2015.
  5. "Adrian Maurer". Archived from the original on February 23, 2015. https://web.archive.org/web/20150223220707/http://www.databasefootball.com/players/playerpage.htm?ilkid=MAUREADR01. Retrieved February 23, 2015.
  6. David S. Neft, Richard M. Cohen and Rick Korch, The Football Encyclopedia: The Complete History of Professional Football, From 1892 to the Present, St. Martin's Press, New York, New York (1994).
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