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O'Brien made up for size with versatility

TCU quarterback played both ways, kicked, punted, all the way to 1938 title, Heisman

Updated: October 6, 2011, 3:48 PM ET
By Jeff Miller | Special to ESPNDallas.com

Davey O'Brien stood 5 feet, 7 inches tall and tilted the scales to 150 pounds when quarterbacking TCU in 1938.

He may have been a smidge taller and slightly heavier in cleats and pads, but O'Brien certainly would never be confused with a hulking, menacing product like Chuck Bednarik -- hailed as pro football's last "60-minute man" more than two decades later.

But O'Brien's own versatility in leading the Horned Frogs to the national championship, as recognized by the ...

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