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Eddie Talboom

Eddie Talboom
Date of birth: May 15, 1921
Place of birth: Delphos, Ohio
Date of death: June 6, 1998
Place of death: Dunedin, Florida
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Position(s): Halfback
College: College Football Hall of Fame

Eddie Talboom (May 15, 1921 – June 6, 1998) was an All-American football player (1952) from the University of Wyoming.

Football career

Talboom began his career at Notre Dame, but moved to the University of Wyoming after serving in World War II. It was there that Talboom achieved the Cowboys' rushing touchdown record of 34. His total of 10.8 average points per game places Talboom fifth in NCAA history.[1]

Awards and distinctions

Talboom won the Gator Bowl MVP award in 1951[2] and was posthumously[3] elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000.[4]

Personal life

Outside of his football career, Talboom was a teacher.[1]

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