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Wallis, Daniel

Daniel Wallis '43
  • Sport: Football
  • Years Attended: 1939-1943
  • Inducted in 2006

Daniel Wallis was team captain for a nationally-ranked Bronco football team. His team went 7-2 in 1942 before the program went on a three-year hiatus for World War II. Wallis was an offensive guard in Santa Clara's single wing formation. He helped his team to a four-year record of 24-7-4 under legendary coach Lawrence T. "Buck" Shaw. Following graduation, he spent two years in military service. Wallis then continued his education at Stanford, where he earned both a master’s degree and a varsity letter in rugby.

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