Marvin Graves (born February 7, 1971) is a former quarterback in the Canadian Football League as well as one of the top signal-callers in the history of Syracuse University.
Graves was a standout quarterback at Archbishop Carroll High School (Washington, D.C.), and also excelled at basketball and baseball for the Washington, D.C. high school.
Graves finished his career as the all-time passing yardage leader at Syracuse (8,466), leading the Orange in the category each of his four campaigns. His 48 touchdown tosses rank second in program history. Graves quarterbacked SU to victories in the 1990 Aloha bowl, the 1992 Hall of Fame bowl, where he was named MVP,and the 1993 Fiesta bowl, where he was named co-MVP with Kevin Mitchell. In a 1992 game vs. Rutgers, he gained 476 yards.
Graves was named to Syracuse University's All-Century team in November, 1999.
Graves was a quarterback for the Toronto Argonauts (1994–1995), the Saskatchewan Roughriders (1996, 2000–2001), and the Montreal Alouettes (1997).
After his CFL career, Graves went on to coach for Washington, D.C. high schools as well as several quarterback camps. He coached quarterbacks for the Division III Catholic University of America.
In 2013, Graves was the co-owner of the Washington, D.C. professional Ultimate team, the DC Breeze.
Harold Warren Moon is an American former gridiron football quarterback who played professionally for 23 seasons. He spent the majority of his career with the Houston Oilers of the National Football League (NFL) and the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League (CFL). In the NFL, Moon also played for the Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks, and Kansas City Chiefs.
Mark Robert Rypien is a Canadian-born former American football quarterback who played 14 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Washington State and was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the sixth round of the 1986 NFL Draft. He was the first Canadian-born quarterback to both start in the NFL and be named Super Bowl MVP, doing so in Super Bowl XXVI with the Redskins. He also played for several other NFL teams. His nephew Brett has also played in the NFL.
Herman Joseph Moore is an American former professional football player who was a wide receiver in National Football League (NFL) for 12 seasons. He played college football for the Virginia Cavaliers. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions in the first round of the 1991 NFL Draft, and also played for the NFL's New York Giants.
The Syracuse Orange are the athletic teams that represent Syracuse University. The school is a member of NCAA Division I and the Atlantic Coast Conference. Until 2013, Syracuse was a member of the Big East Conference.
William Paul McCartney is a former American football player and coach and the founder of the Promise Keepers men's ministry. He was the head football coach at the University of Colorado Boulder from 1982 to 1994, where he compiled a record of 93–55–5 and won three consecutive Big Eight Conference titles between 1989 and 1991. McCartney's 1990 team was crowned as national champions by the Associated Press, splitting the title with the Georgia Tech team that topped the final Coaches' Poll rankings.
The EagleBank Arena is a 10,000-seat arena in the eastern United States, on the campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, a suburb southwest of Washington, D.C.
Servite High School is a private, Catholic, all-male college preparatory high school operated by the Order of Friar Servants of Mary on a 15 acres (61,000 m2) campus in the Los Angeles Metropolitan Area in Anaheim, California, USA. It was founded by the Servites in 1958. As of 2017 it had about 9000 alumni. Its mascot is the Friar and its colors are black and white, trimmed with gold. It is located within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange, however, it is not a diocesan school, but is run privately by the Servite Order itself.
James Shores Simpson was an American sportscaster, known for his smooth delivery as a play-by-play man and his versatility in covering many different sports. In 1997, he won the Sports Lifetime Achievement Award, and in 2000 he was inducted into the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Hall of Fame.
John Gilbert Wallace is an American former professional basketball player and current broadcaster on MSG Networks. He also host a live stream and podcast called "Power Forward w/ John Wallace" on SportsCastr. A 6' 8" forward, Wallace played seven seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA), in addition to stints in Greece and Italy.
Brian Joseph Brohm is an American football coach and former quarterback who is currently the quarterback coach and co-offensive coordinator for Purdue University. He played college football at Louisville and was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the second round of the 2008 NFL Draft. He also played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Buffalo Bills, as well as the Las Vegas Locomotives, Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
Matthew Louis D’Orazio is a former American football quarterback who played in the Arena Football League (AFL). He played college football at Otterbein College.
The Syracuse Orange football team represents Syracuse University in the sport of American football. The Orange compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Atlantic Division of the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC).
The Rutgers Scarlet Knights are the athletic teams that represent Rutgers University's New Brunswick campus. In sports, Rutgers is famously known for being the "Birthplace of College Football", hosting the first ever intercollegiate football game on November 6, 1869 in which Rutgers defeated a team from the College of New Jersey with a score of 6 runs to 4.
The Buffalo Bulls football program is the intercollegiate American football team for the University at Buffalo located in the U.S. state of New York. The team competes at the NCAA Division I level in the Football Bowl Subdivision and is a member of the Mid-American Conference. Buffalo's first football team was fielded in 1894. The team plays its home games at the 31,000+ seat UB Stadium on University at Buffalo's north campus in Amherst, New York. The Bulls are coached by Maurice Linguist.
Siasau "Sal" Aunese was a college football player who played for the University of Colorado. Aunese was from Oceanside, California in San Diego County and was of Samoan descent. He died at age 21 from inoperable stomach cancer and lung cancer.
Eastern High School is a public high school in Washington, D.C. It educates about 1100 students in grades 9 through 12.The school is located on the eastern edge of the Capitol Hill neighborhood at the intersection of 17th Street and East Capital Street Northeast. Eastern was a part of the DCPS restructuring project, reopening in 2011 to incoming freshmen and growing by a grade level each year. It graduated its first class in 2015.
The Trinity League is a high school athletic conference in Southern California, United States. In 2019 the Trinity League was named by MaxPreps as the toughest high school football league in the United States. It is part of the CIF Southern Section.
Robert "Bob" Headen is a third generation Washingtonian and former Denver Broncos running back in the American Football League. He retired from the District of Columbia Public School System after 40 years of services as Athletics Director, Dean of Students, teacher and coach in 2004. Coach Headen is considered a pioneer in developing girls' basketball in D.C., as well as the architect of Washington's most dominant program. He took over as Howard D. Woodson High School's girls basketball coach two years after the passage of Title IX—legislation that barred gender discrimination at schools that receive federal funds.
Alex Hornibrook is an American football quarterback for the Jousters of The Spring League. The West Chester, Pennsylvania, native attended Malvern Preparatory School and originally committed to the University of Pittsburgh before attending Wisconsin. On March 10, 2019, Hornibrook announced his decision to transfer to Florida State University for his final season of eligibility as an NCAA graduate transfer.
Luther Maddy is a Haitian-born defensive tackle for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League (CFL). He attended Atlantic High School in Delray Beach, Florida. He played college football at Virginia Tech and was drafted by the Lions in 2016.