Henry Twombly
Yale BulldogsNo. N/A
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Date of birth: (1862-11-10)November 10, 1862
Place of birth: Albany, New York
Career history
High school: Boston Latin
Yale (1881–1883)
Career highlights and awards
*National championship (1882)

Henry Bancroft "Deac" Twombly (November 10, 1862 – ?) was a college football player and lawyer.[1] He invented quarterback signals.[2]

Yale UniversityEdit

Twombly was a prominent quarterback for the Yale Bulldogs football team of Yale University.[3][4][5] He helped lead Yale to a 21–0–1 record over three seasons.[6] Walter Camp was in the same backfield.[7]


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