|Accomplishments and honors|
First-team All-American, 1905
Roswell Tripp (January 1884 – December 1962) was an American football player.
Tripp attended The Hill School at Pottstown, Pennsylvania where he drew his attention for his talent as a football player. Tripp enrolled at the University of Chicago and played at the tackle for Amos Alonzo Stagg's 1902 football team. In January 1903, Tripp transferred to Yale University, where he played guard for Yale University's football teams in 1904 and 1905 after sitting out the 1903 season. He was captain of Yale's championship team of 1905, and was selected by Walter Camp as a first-team All-American in 1905. He later worked as a stockbroker He died in October 1962.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Chicago Player to Enter Yale; Tackle Tripp of Football Team Will Play in the East Next Season". Chicago Daily Tribune. 1903-01-10.
- ↑ "Tripp for Captain: Chicago Lad to be Next Leader of Yale Eleven". The Pittsburgh Press. 1904-11-16. https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=VRIbAAAAIBAJ&sjid=o0gEAAAAIBAJ&pg=1896,1254179&dq=roswell+tripp&hl=en.
- ↑ "All-American Eleven: Walter Camp Selects the Best Football Team; West Figures Prominently". The Washington Post. 1905-12-20.
- ↑ "R. C. Tripp, 78, Dies; Yale Star". Hartford Courant. 1962-12-11. https://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/courant/access/929480362.html?dids=929480362:929480362&FMT=CITE&FMTS=CITE:AI&type=historic&date=Dec+11,+1962&author=&pub=Hartford+Courant&desc=Obituary+8+--+No+Title&pqatl=google.
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