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 Grattan O'Connell
Grattan O'Connell
Basketball, Football

Grattan O'Connell '26

- A true "Iron Man" who started every game of his four-year football career at Boston College.

- An outstanding offensive and defensive end, he specialized in blocking opponents' kicking attempts, once blocking six in a five-game span.

- His fine play earned him All-America honors in his junior season.

- Also a formidable basketball player for the Eagle hoop teams of that era.

- Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 1971.