David T. Bender - Football - Class of 1990A native of Bethlehem, Pa., Bender entered Rutgers in 1921 and played four years of football and lacrosse. He was a tackle and center on the famed 1923 and 1924 squads, which posted identical 7-1-1 records. He received All-America recognition in lacrosse in 1924. He later became an assistant coach at Rutgers under both Harry Rockafeller and Harvey Harman. The David Bender Trophy has been awarded each year since 1947 to the squad's top offensive and defensive linemen.
John DeWitt - Football - Class of 1990DeWitt captained the 1884 football squad and earned seven letters in two periods of play. The New Brunswick native played on the 1883 to 1886 teams, and, returning from railroad work in Iowa to become a mathematics instructor and an assistant in English composition, playing again between 1889 and 1891. DeWitt gained fame as a runner and drop kicker and starred in the first game on Neilson Field in 1891.
Al T. Garrett - Football - Class of 1991Garrett captained the 1919 Rutgers squad and starred at several positions on both offense and defense. Tabbed a \"human bullet\" by his coach, George Foster Sanford, Garrett was a third-team Walter Camp All-American in 1916. He later played and coached at the professional level and taught at Rutgers-Newark for 20 years while also gaining fame as an official.
Lee Schneider - Football - Class of 1994A rugged linebacker, Schneider served as co-captain of the 1969 team and played in the famed Centennial Game vs. Princeton. He was a defensive mainstay for three years \"On the Banks.\" He was an honorable mention AP All-East selection in 1969 and winner of the 1969 Touchdown Trophy Award. He later played with the New York Giants and the New York Titans (later the Jets) of the AFL. Schneider served as an assistant coach at Rutgers from 1970 to 74.
A two-time First Team All-American, and just the second Hokie ever to earn unanimous honors (1999), Moore became the first player in history to claim both Lombardi Award and Bronko Nagurski Trophy in the same season. As the leader of Virginia Tech's famed \"Lunch Pail Defense,\" Moore anchored the effort, which saw the Hokies led the nation in rushing defense (85.0 ypg) and first downs allowed (352) during the 1998 and 1999 seasons and the nation in scoring defense (10.5 ppg) in 1999. The Football News named him the Defensive Player of the Year in 1999. 153554b96e