William "Bucky" MooreFootball, 1925-29
Loyola University

Inducted: 1979

  • The “Dixie Flyer” was the spearhead of Loyola’s only unbeaten and untied football team in 1926. When the Wolfpack rang up 335 points to capture the national scoring championship, the hard running halfback averaged 141 yards a game.
  • Injured during most of 1927 but, in 1928, he was a sensation in most every game, scoring on a 98-yard run against Ole Miss and a 93-yard run against Spring Hill.
  • The McComb, Miss., native, who won a spot on the All-Southern team, was nominated for football’s Hall of Fame in 1959.
  • Played two seasons of professional football with the Chicago Cardinals and the Pittsburgh Pirates after his Loyola career.
  • A charter member of the Loyola Athletics Hall of Fame (1964).
  • Died on Dec. 18, 1980.
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