Tom Scanlan '20
- A courageous and inspiring fullback who played both offense
and defense for the the Eagle teams of 1916, 1917, and 1919,
forgoing the 1918 season for military service in World War
- A popular student-athlete and beloved alumnus, he was
elected Varsity Club President for five consecutive years
- Each year, an Award bearing his name is presented to the
Boston College football senior who best exemplifies the
ideals of Tom Scanlan: athlete, gentleman, and friend. It is
Boston College's highest football honor.
- Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall
of Fame in 1972.