Percy Given
Georgetown HoyasNo. N/A
Center
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Date of birth:
Career history
 College(s):
Georgetown (1901–1904)
Career highlights and awards
All-Southern (1901, 1902)
Second team All-time Georgetown football team
Georgetown Athletic Hall of Fame

J. Percy Given was a college football player and coach.

Georgetown

Player

He was an All-Southern center for the Georgetown Hoyas of Georgetown University,[1] weighing 225 pounds.[2][3] Georgetown authorities claimed it was Given, as opposed to Germany Schulz, who was the first "roving center" or linebacker in the game against Navy in 1902.[4] Given was selected as the second team center for the Georgetown all-time football team.[5] One writer called him "the greatest center that Georgetown has ever had."[6]

Coach

Given assisted coaching the team in 1906 and 1908.[7][8][9] He was inducted to the Georgetown Athletic Hall of Fame in 1953.[10]

References

  1. "Southern Intercollegiate Football". Outing 37: 726. https://books.google.com/books?id=JrBUAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA727&dq=%22outing%22+all+southern&hl=en&sa=X&ei=zFhKVIiEIcOUgwTZt4LIDA&ved=0CCAQ6wEwAA#v=onepage&q=%22outing%22%20all%20southern&f=false.
  2. "Georgetown Prospects on Football Gridiron". The Washington Times: p. 7. September 18, 1904. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/1959575//. Retrieved March 10, 2015. open access
  3. Louis Lee Arms (January 2, 1918). "Carpenter Best Football Man Developed in South". New York Tribune: p. 13. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/3270265/newyork_tribune/. Retrieved August 20, 2016. open access
  4. Alexander M. Weyand (1962). Football Immortals. p. 128. https://books.google.com/books?ei=oEKQVLjyFIueNsCjg7gD&id=4ck3AAAAIAAJ&dq=%22percy+given%22+georgetown&focus=searchwithinvolume&q=percy+given.
  5. "Georgetown Football: History & Tradition The All-Time Team". http://www.hoyafootball.com/history/alltime.htm.
  6. "Dailey Athletic Boss". The Washington Post: p. 8. December 16, 1911. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/2711705/the_washington_post/. Retrieved June 29, 2015. open access
  7. "SYSTEM OF DEFENSE OUTLINED BY COACH BROOKE". Washington Post: p. 40. September 23, 1906. https://newspaperarchive.com/us/district-of-columbia/washington/washington-post/1906/09-23/page-40.
  8. "[1"]. The Washington Post. November 13, 1908. https://www.newspapers.com/newspage/28956200/.
  9. "[No title"]. The Washington Post: p. 2. November 15, 1908. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/2366023/the_washington_post/. Retrieved May 7, 2015. open access
  10. "Georgetown Athletic Hall of Fame". http://www.hoyasaxa.com/sports/hallfame.htm.

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