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Bob Stransky



Yankton High School. University of Colorado. Was an All-American at Colorado in his senior year of 1957, when he was second in the nation in rushing (1,097 yards on 183 carries) and fourth in total offense (1,387) as one of the last of the single-wing tailbacks. In the 1957 Orange Bowl, Stransky's second interception of the game preserved CU's 27-21 win over Clemson, the first bowl win in CU history. He was named to CU's 25-man all-century team. The 6-1, 180-pounder was a second-round draft pick of the Baltimore Colts, though he did not play in the NFL. He did play one year in the AFL, with the Denver Broncos in 1960, rushing for 78 yards on 28 carries. He coached at Englewood, Colo., from 1959-85. At Yankton, he was two-time all-state in basketball and football, a two-time state champ in the hurdles and also excelled at baseball.






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