Wear Schoonover

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Wear Schoonover
Arkansas Razorbacks
Position End
Class Graduate
Career history
Personal information
Date of birth March 18, 1910 (1910-03-18)
Place of birth Pocahontas, Arkansas
Date of death May 12, 1982 (1982-05-13) (aged 72)
Place of death Arlington, Virginia
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career highlights and awards
  • NCAA receptions leader (1929)
  • All-Southern (1929)
  • Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame (1959)
College Football Hall of Fame (1967)

Wear Kibler Schoonover (March 18, 1910 – May 12, 1982) was an American college football player. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1967. He was the first Arkansas Razorback, as well as the first Southwestern football player, to be on the All-American team.

Schoonover is one of five members of the inaugural class of the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame.[1]

He was one of 11 All-American football players to appear in the 1930 film "Maybe It's Love".[2]


  1. ^ "Wear Schoonover". 
  2. ^ "Maybe It's Love". American Film Institute. 

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