Group portrait of the first intercollegiate football team of West Virginia University. Members include: 'fullback-Dr. Gory Hogg, quarterback-Bivens, line-Smith, Kunst, Price, Blake, Ford, Hughes, Jenkins, Holbert, and Boyd. The first football team to represent West Virginia. It played W & J in 1891. Score W & J (Washington and Jefferson-72, W.V.U.-0. Presented by James M. Orr-1827.'
West Virginia University Football Player Fielding H. Yost
Portrait of Fielding Harris Yost, graduate of Law 1897. 'Hurry Up' Yost was an outstanding tackle for WVU. He subsequently coached at several colleges including University of Michigan where he won six national championships.
'The first University Football Team, 1891. left to right on ground: N.B. Blake and George M. Ford; lower step (south side Martin Hall) George H.A Kunst, Andrew Price, J.W. Hughes, R.F. Bivens, J.T. Holbert; upper row: William C. Meyer (manager), A. Brown Smith, William G. Swaney, Gory Hogg, A.E. Boyd, and S.R. Jenkins.'