Frankie Albert

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Birthday
27, 1920
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Sep 5, 2002 (82)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
27, 1920
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Sep 5, 2002 (82)

About

Stanford quarterback instituted the T-formation, leading his college team to an undefeated 1940 season and a Rose Bowl win.

Before Fame

He joined a Stanford team that in his 1939 sophomore year, won only one game, leading the coach to install the T-formation.

Trivia

An intelligent quarterback, he found himself a natural fit in the new system, which relied on deception over brute strength.

Family Life

He had three daughters with his wife, Martha.

Associated With

While he and his coach installed the T-formation in college football, George Halas installed it in the pros some years before.

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