|Date of birth:January 18, 1897|
|Place of birth: Houston, Texas|
|Date of death: December 13, 1971(aged 74)|
|Place of death: Walnut Creek, California|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|Buffalo Bisons (1924)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|* 2× Consensus All-American (1921, 1922)|
|Stats at NFL.com|
|College Football Hall of Fame|
Edgar Lawrence Kaw (January 18, 1897 – December 13, 1971) was an American football player. He attended Cornell University, where he was a prominent halfback on coach Gil Dobie's Cornell Big Red football team, graduating in 1923. He was a shifty open-field runner known as one of the sport's greatest. His stride had one foot farther than the other. Kaw scored 90 points in 1921. That year, Cornell beat Penn 41–0 in the mud, and Kaw scored five touchdowns. Kaw "skipped over the ooze and water as if he were running on a cinder track, sidestepping a small lake and a Penn tackler with one and the same motion." He was elected into the Sphinx Head Society during his senior year. Kaw played 11 games for the Buffalo Bisons in 1924.
In 1956, Kaw, then a resident of Oakland, California, was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. He was flown to New York and inducted into the Hall of Fame during a halftime ceremony at the Cornell–Harvard game in October 1956. He died in Walnut Creek, California in 1971.
- ↑ "The Cornell Daily Sun 6 November 1922 — The Cornell Daily Sun". http://cdsun.library.cornell.edu/cgi-bin/cornell?a=d&d=CDS19221126.96.36.199&e=--------20--1-----all---.
- ↑ "The Cornell Civil Engineer". https://books.google.com/books?id=CKbmAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA204&lpg=PA204.
- ↑ http://library.la84.org/SportsLibrary/CFHSN/CFHSNv12/CFHSNv12n1g.pdf
- ↑ "A History of Cornell". https://books.google.com/books?id=s_t1BAAAQBAJ&pg=PA502&lpg=PA502.
- ↑ "Eddie Kaw Leading Individual Scorer". The Brooklyn Daily Eagle: p. 16. December 4, 1922. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/3536908/eddie_kaw_leading_individual_scorer/.
- ↑ "Desert Sun 6 December 1961 — California Digital Newspaper Collection". http://cdnc.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/cdnc?a=d&d=DS19611206.2.36.
- ↑ Eddie Kaw at the College Football Hall of Fame
- ↑ "Eddie Kaw To Receive Grid Honors". Oakland Tribune. October 10, 1956.
- ↑ Arnie Burdick (October 8, 1956). "Eddie Kaw in Hall of Fame". Syracuse Herald Journal.
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