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Chal Daniel
Guard
Personal information
Date of birth: August 31, 1921
Place of birth: El Paso County, Texas
Date of death: February 13, 1943 (age 21)
Place of death: Comal County, Texas
Career information
College: Texas
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
Career highlights and awards
*First-team All-American (1941)

Chal Newton Daniel, Jr. (August 31, 1921 – February 13, 1943) was an American football player. He played college football for the Texas Longhorns football team and was selected by the International News Service, the Sporting News, and the Central Press Association as a first-team guard on the 1941 College Football All-America Team.[1][2] He served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II and was killed in the crash of a Vultee BT-13 Valiant trainer aircraft airplane eight miles north of New Braunfels, Texas.[3]

References Edit

  1. ESPN College Football Encyclopedia. ESPN Books. 2005. p. 1184. ISBN 1401337031.
  2. Walter L. Johns, Central Press Sports Editor (December 7, 1941). "Midwest, South Top Captains' All-Americas". Reading Eagle. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=YI8hAAAAIBAJ&sjid=uJcFAAAAIBAJ&pg=4839,1948324&dq=wildung+sinkwich&hl=en.
  3. "Chal Daniel Killed in Crash of Army Plane". Associated Press. February 1943. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/12741826.
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