Forest Geyer

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Forest Geyer
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Date of birth December 9, 1892
Place of birth South Haven, Kansas
Date of death February 7, 1932(1932-02-07) (aged 39)
Place of death Norman, Oklahoma
Career information
Position(s) Fullback
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 162 lb (73 kg)
College Oklahoma
High school New Haven (KS)
Career history
As player
1913–1915 Oklahoma Sooners

Forest "Spot" Geyer (December 9, 1892 - February 7, 1932) was an American football fullback. He played college football at the University of Oklahoma and attended New Haven High School in New Haven, Kansas. Geyer replaced Claude Reeds his sophomore year in 1913 when Reeds sat out a game due to an eligibility dispute. Geyer and the Oklahoma Sooners finished with a 9-1-1 record in 1914 and a 10-0 record in 1915. He was given the nickname "Spot" for his precise passing ability. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1973.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Forest "Spot" Geyer". footballfoundation.org. Retrieved September 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ "All-American: Forest "Spot" Geyer". soonersports.com. Retrieved September 11, 2014.