Howard Albert "Hopalong" Cassady (March 2, 1934 – September 20, 2019) was an American professional football player who was a running back. He won the Heisman Trophy in 1955, and was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1979.
Howard Cassady. Howard Albert Cassady (Hopalong) Position: HB-SE-FL 5-10, 183lb (178cm, 83kg) Born: March 2, 1934 in Columbus, OH. Died: September 20, 2019 in Tampa, FL. College: Ohio St. (College Stats) Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 6 (9706th overall since 1960) High School: Central
- March 2, 1934
Cassady won Ohio State’s third Heisman, joining Les Horvath and Vic Janowicz. Born in Columbus, Ohio, Cassady attended Central High. Ohio State was in his blood — as a boy, he would sneak into Ohio Stadium to watch the Buckeyes play — so there was little doubt about what college he would attend.
Howard Cassady was an outstanding athlete at The Ohio State University in the early 1950's. Cassady was born on March 2, 1934, in Columbus, Ohio. As a young boy, he became fascinated with football at The Ohio State University.
Howard Cassady. In four years, Cassady helped the Buckeyes to a 29-8 record and their first of five national championships under legendary head coach Woody Hayes. Cassady also earned many individual honors including twice being named All-America, the 1955 Heisman Trophy winner and 1955 Associated Press Athlete of the Year.
Howard Cassady was born on March 2, 1934 in Columbus, Ohio, USA as Howard Albert Cassady. He was married to Barbara Cassady and Betty Gehring. He died on September 20, 2019 in Tampa, Florida, USA.
- Howard Albert Cassady
- September 20, 2019 in Tampa, Florida, USA
- March 2, 1934 in Columbus, Ohio, USA
Jul 20, 2019 · Howard Hale Cassady, Jr. was born on February 2, 1948 in Houston, Mississippi to Howard Cassady, Sr. and Agnes Verell Cassady. Howard graduated from Castleberry High School in 1966. He married the love of his life, Susan Hall, in 1974, and after completing his pilot training in 1975, he began his career in aviation as a corporate pilot. The two main loves in Howard’s life were his family and aviation.