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 Vito Ananis
Vito Ananis

Vito Ananis '40

- A steady and productive running back, he was a key member of the 1939 football team that won nine of 10 regular season games and earned Boston College's first post-season invitation: the 1940 Cotton Bowl.

- He scored 12 touchdowns in his senior season, the second highest of any Eastern player. He was named All-East and All- America for his excellent play.

- He was a member of the College All-Star team that defeated the New York Giants in 1940 and later played professional football with the Boston Bears and Washington Redskins.

- After his playing career, he was a highly-successful secondary school coach of both football and basketball.

- Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 1988.