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Leonard Hanson
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Hanson c. 1921
Biographical details
Born(1900-03-29)March 29, 1900
Veblen, South Dakota
Playing career
Position(s)Tackle/Kicker
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
National championship (1921, 1922)
Awards
All-American (1921, 1922)

Leonard Christopher "Swede" Hanson (March 29, 1900 – ?) was a college football player and wrestler and later coach at Cornell University. He was inducted into the Cornell Athletics Hall of Fame in 1980.[1]

Playing careerEdit

FootballEdit

Hanson was a prominent tackle for the Cornell Big Red football team.[2] He also kicked.[1]

1921Edit

Norman E. Brown of the Central Press selected Hanson for All-American.[3]

Coaching careerEdit

He assisted Gil Dobie at his alma mater.[4]

ReferencesEdit

Template:1921 Cornell Big Red football navbox Template:1922 Cornell Big Red football navbox


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