Research in my research, i study the problem of representing commonsense knowledge: that is, the problem of taking the basic knowledge about the real world. College football player known as the elmira express, he was a three-sport ( football, basketball, baseball) star at the elmira free academy in elmira, new york. New york — teammates and classmates of ernie davis, as well as others he had affected, paid tribute to davis during a ceremony to.
Just as last season was about to begin, ernie davis was hospitalized with a blood disorder it turned out to be acute monocytic leukemia, the most virulent form. Ernie davis born: dec 14, 1939 football star running back at syracuse university first black player to win the heisman trophy in 1961 drafted by the. The latest tweets from ernie davis (@thebigernied) cm @stewart4ohiosc the views expressed here are mine and not reflective of anyone i work with or for.
Ernie davis attended syracuse university from 1958 to 1962 and was a star player on the university's football team in 1961 he was the first african american to. As the first african-american to win the heisman trophy, syracuse halfback ernie davis earned a place in history but his courage and dignity. Former democratic mayor ernie davis has beaten conservative party opponent maureen walker to win the mount vernon mayoral race mayor-elect davis. Ernie davis was announced as the winner of the heisman trophy on november 28th, 1961 considering how much doc gross loves to honor.
Elmira, ny abc and cbs affiliate serving the twintiers area of new york and pennsylvania with news, weather, sports, entertainment, tv listings, events and. Syracuse university put together a tribute video for the 50th anniversary of ernie davis winning the heisman trophy roger springfield of. Mcclatchy newspapers (mct) - the new film the express _ about legendary syracuse running back ernie davis _ holds special importance. Find great deals on ebay for ernie davis in football cards shop with confidence. And so i'm glad that people can see this film to learn that there really was an ernie davis and that he was a really, really exceptional person.
“i'm not unlucky by ernie davis with bob august - all-american ernie davis here tells the story of his youth, his manhood, his triumphs and his hard, lonely. Biography clancy brown, darrin dewitt henson a drama based on the life of college football hero ernie davis, the first african-american to win the heisman trophy. Syracuse (ap) — syracuse university unveiled a statue of the former running back ernie davis on saturday, a day after the premiere of a. Ernest davis (december 14, 1939 – may 18, 1963) was an american football player, a halfback who won the heisman trophy in 1961 and was its first. The express,” which opened nationwide october 10, profiles ernie davis, who in 1961 became the first african-american to win the heisman.
Davis, ernie, photograph ap/wide world photos reproduced by permission ernest r davis, commonly known as ernie, was one of the best running backs. President kennedy greets 1961 heisman trophy winner ernie davis at a reception sponsored by the national association of manufacturers, waldorf- astoria. Remember ernie davis, the first african-american to win the heisman trophy before his life was tragically cut short by leukemia,.
Ernie davis, a two-time all-american halfback at syracuse university, lived a short life as a result of leukemia he died at age 23 in 1963, but managed to lead. Ernie davis is remembered as one of the most dynamic running backs in ncaa football history overcoming adversity is something he had.
Ernie davis back to the main photo gallery hanlon sculpture © 2018 • telephone (732) 330-3650 desktop version only. The family of ernest f ernie davis created this life tributes page to make it easy to share your memories. The ernie davis scholarship is a $13,000 scholarship awarded to a student who exhibits qualities of integrity, leadership, courage and humility, which were.