Woodruff, Bob - Football, 1966

Woodruff, Bob (Football, 1966) Woodruff, a native of Athens, was an outstanding tackle at Savannah High School from 1933-35. He entered the University of Tennessee in 1936 and starred on the Tennessee teams that played in the Sugar, Orange, and Rose Bowls. He remained on the Tennessee coaching staff in 1939 and 1940; and after serving in the U.S. Army, he helped coach West Point to two national titles in 1944-45 under the great Red Blaik. Woodruff was line coach at Georgia Tech in 1946 and moved to Baylor as head coach the following season, where he remained for three years. He then served as head coach at Florida for ten years before returning to Tennessee as an assistant coach and later the athletic director. Woodruff is a charter member of the Greater Savannah Athletic Hall of Fame.

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