A lineman at Washington State in the 1920s, Speidel was named first team Jewish All-America in 1928 by the Jewish Advocate.
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A guard, Speidel played three seasons at the Washington State College (now the University of Washington State) in the 1920s. His first season, the Cougars finished 6-1-0 (4-1-0 in the West Coast Conference); their only loss was to Southern California by a score of 16-7. The following season, the Cougars finished 3-3-1 (1-3-1), while in 1928, they finished 7-3-0 (4-3-0). That season, Speidel was named Jewish All-America at guard and to the first team All-Opponents squad by USC at tackle.
Speidel played tackle and guard at Washington State, 1926-1928.
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Washington Post, December 5, 1928
Los Angeles Times, December 12, 1928