Definition of Football hero
1. Noun. A football player who has achieved a reputation for success.
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Literary usage of Football hero
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1. Pamphlets in Philology and the Humanities by Edward Wheeler Scripture, Fred Newton Scott, Jan Niecisław Baudouin de Courtenay, Clarence Linton Meader, Carl Schurz, Merle Harrold Thorpe, James Geddes, Calvin Milton Woodward, Orestes Pearle Rhyne, Claud Howard, Roger Wells, Otto Eduard Lessing (1907)
"The disproportionate exaltation of the football hero in the college world. The football hero is useful in a society of young men, if he illustrates generous ..."
2. Annual Report of the Town Officers ... and the Town Records by Brookline (Mass.), Dedham (Mass, Brookline (Mass.) Public Library (1905)
"President Eliot says that "The football hero is useful in a society of young men, if he illustrates generous strength and leads a clean life; but his merits ..."
3. The African Abroad: Or, His Evolution in Western Civilization, Tracing His by William Henry Ferris (1913)
"... the Amherst half-back; in Caldwell, the Williams end; in Bullock, the Dartmouth football hero; in Taylor, the famous University of Pennsylvania runner; ..."
4. A History of Higher Education in America by Charles Franklin Thwing (1906)
"... the absorption of the undergraduate mind in the subject for two months, and the disproportionate exaltation of the football hero in the college world. ..."
5. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction: Modern Prose and Poetry; Famous Characters by William Shepard Walsh (1914)
"... brawny fellow, a football hero and the head of the school, and so passes on to Oxford where he continues his career on the same robust lines. ..."