WVU Sports Hall of Fame

Fred Graham
Inducted: 2009
Written by Bryan Messerly

Fred Graham
Fred Graham, a native of Morgantown, W.Va., was a two-sport standout in football and basketball from 1921-25.

Graham was a four-year letterman in football at end from 1921-24, serving as captain of the 1924 team. He earned first team All-America honors in 1924 and is a member of the 1919-29 all-decade team at WVU.

He was a member of the only undefeated Mountaineer football team that posted a 10-0-1 record in 1922. Graham also helped WVU win its first bowl game in school history, a 21-13 victory over Gonzaga in the 1922 East-West Bowl. During his Mountaineer career, WVU posted a 30-6-3 record.

In basketball, Graham was a two-year letterman in 1924 and 1925. He scored a career-high nine points against Allegheny on Jan. 10, 1925. Following graduation, Graham played for the Frankford Yellow Jackets of the NFL in 1926 and the Providence Steam Rollers of the AFL in 1926.

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