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The Story of Football Innovator Gus Dorais
October 8, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
A Passing Interest: The Story of Football Innovator, Gus Dorais
Charles “Gus” Dorais was Wisconsin’s first star high school quarterback. After leading Chippewa Falls High School to the Wisconsin Interscholastic Championship in 1909, he went onto a storied collegiate career at the University of Notre Dame, where he revolutionized the game with his good friend, roommate and receiver, Knute Rockne. From there, Dorais found success playing professionally in the pre-NFL days, before enjoying a decades-long career as a college coach, finishing with a stint leading the Detroit Lions.