Howard Harpster
Howard Harpster
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A quarterback, defensive back, punter, placekicker and kick returner, Howard Harpster played for the Tartans from 1926-28. In his three years on the team, Tech posted a 19-7-1 record, which included the greatest victory in the school’s football history, a 19-0 win over Notre Dame in 1926, and a 27-7 win at Notre Dame in 1928. Harpster was named to Knute Rockne’s 1928 All-America team and was inducted into the National Football Foundation and Hall of Fame in 1956.

Marcia Swanson and Mary Lou McKinley, daughters of Howard Harpster, accepted the honor on Howard's behalf.