Harold Edward "Red" Grange, nicknamed "The Galloping Ghost", was a college and professional American football halfback for the University of Illinois, the Chicago Bears, and for the short-lived New York Yankees. His signing with the Bears helped legitimize the National Football League. He was a charter member of both the College and Pro Football Hall of Fame. In 2008, he was named the best college football player of all time by ESPN, and in 2011, he was named the Greatest Big Ten Icon by the Big Ten Network. Grange was born in Forksville, Pennsylvania as the third child of Sadie and Lyle...
|Birthdate:||June 13, 1903|
|Date of death:||January 28, 1991|
|All Positions Played:||Running back|
|Education:||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Wheaton High School|
|Also known as:||Harold Edward Grange, The Wheaton Ice Man, The Galloping Ghost|