Schulman, Isadore : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Schulman, Isadore

Schulman played quarterback at Georgia Tech in the late 1920s and was a member of the 1928 Helms Foundation National Championship team.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. July 27, 1908 - d. August 1986

Career Highlights:
In 1927, the Yellow Jackets had a record of 8-1-1 (7-0-1 in conference) and were co-champions of the Southern Conference. The following year, they finished the regular season 9-0-0 and won the Southern Conference (7-0-0).

That season, they faced Benny Lom and the Cal Bears in the Rose Bowl. Despite Lom's heroics, Schulman and Tech won the game, 8-7, after Cal's Roy Reigels recovered a fumble and ran the wrong way towards his own end zone. Although Lom stopped him short of the goal line, Tech blocked a punt on the following series for a safety -- and the difference in the game. Tech was considered the national champion that year.

In 1929, Schulman's last year on the team, Tech had a disappointing record of 3-6 (3-5 in conference).

Origin:
Tennessee

Career Dates:
Schulman played quarterback at Georgia Tech from 1927-1929.



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References:
encyclopedia of JEWS in sports by Bernard Postal, Jesse Silver, and Roy Silver (New York: Bloch Publishing Co., 1965)


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