Adler, William : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum

Adler, William

William F. Adler

Adler was a lineman at Columbia University, and was named All-America honorable mention, All-East honorable mention, and team captain during his college career.

Birth and Death Dates:
b. unknown - d. December 28, 1950

Career Highlights:
A lineman at Columbia, Adler was named New York Times All-America honorable mention in 1926 as the Lions had a record of 6-3-0. After finishing the 1927 season with a record of 5-2-2, Adler was selected to captain Columbia's 1928 football team. That year, he was named Associated Press All-East honorable mention as the Lions finished the season with a record of 5-3-1.

New York City

Career Dates:
Adler played guard at Columbia University from 1926-1928.

Physical description:
5'8", 190 pounds

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