Peter Pund

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Peter Pund
Georgia Tech Golden Tornado
Date of birth: January 27, 1907
Place of birth: Augusta, Georgia
Date of death: October 17, 1987(1987-10-17) (aged 80)
Place of death: Darien, Connecticut
Career information
Position(s): C
College: Georgia Tech
Career highlights and awards



Henry Rudolph "Peter" Pund (January 27, 1907 – October 17, 1987) was an American football player. He was elected to the Georgia Tech Hall of Fame in 1958, the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in 1977, and the College Football Hall of Fame in 1963.[1][2][3][4] At Georgia Tech, he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity.[5]

"I sat at Grant Field and saw a magnificent Notre Dame team suddenly recoil before the furious pounding of one man–Peter Pund," said legendary coach Knute Rockne in 1928. "Nobody could stop him."[2]


  1. ^ "Georgia Tech Hall of Fame". Georgia Tech Athletic Association. Retrieved 2007-08-11. 
  2. ^ a b "Henry R. "Peter" Pund". Inductees. Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-08-11. 
  3. ^ "Rhino Named to Hall of Fame". Tech Topics (Georgia Tech Alumni Association). Summer 2002. Retrieved 2007-08-11. [dead link]
  4. ^ "Randy Rhino to Enter College Football Hall of Fame". (Georgia Tech Athletic Association). 2002-05-07. Retrieved 2007-08-11. 
  5. ^ The Blueprint (Georgia Tech Yearbook), 1929.