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 Charlie O'Rourke
Charlie O'Rourke
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09/27/2012

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Charlie O'Rourke '41

- A Boston College football legend, his late-game touchdown run provided the winning margin in the Eagles' 19-13 victory over Tennessee in the 1941 Sugar Bowl.

- His accurate passing ability, dazzling running skills, and long distance kicking earned this halfback All-East and All- America honors in his senior year.

- He was winner of the Bulger Lowe Award as New England's outstanding college player, and played several years in the National Football League before embarking on his own collegiate coaching career.

- Charlie is also enshrined in the National Football Foundation Hall of Fame.

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