Merkle, A.J. “Gus” - Football, 1970
Merkle, a graduate of Benedictine Military School, was an outstanding tackle and end at Georgia Tech. In 1923, he was selected to Walter Camps’ All-American team. He was a star on Tech’s track team and also excelled in baseball – gaining All-American status in 1924 and 1925 as a Yellow Jacket outfielder.