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Pavelko, Charles

Charles Pavelko '39
  • Sport: Football
  • Inducted in 1983

Charles Pavelko was one of a few Hall of Fame members who won both the 1936 and 1937 Sugar Bowls. While at SCU, Pavelko played quarterback, fullback, and was known to be one of the best kickers on the team. After the 1936 Sugar Bowl, Pavelko earned the starting quarterback role and won them their second Sugar Bowl in a row. During this game he had key punts of 51, 52, 53, and 71 yards, which pinned the opponent's back to their goal line. After his collegiate career, Pavelko went on to become the Head Football coach at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.

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