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 Frank Cavanaugh
Frank Cavanaugh
Position:
Head Coach Football 1919-1926

Frank Cavanaugh

- A celebrated military hero who overcame serious World War I injuries to engage in a highly-successful coaching career.

- His undefeated 1920 team was scored upon only twice and earned Boston College's first Eastern Football Championship.

- In seven seasons, his Eagle teams were 47-14-5.

- "The Iron Major", whose career is celebrated in a motion picture of that same name, is also enshrined in the National Football Foundation Hall of Fame.

- Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 1970.