Joe Guyon

Joe Guyon

About Joe Guyon

Joseph Napoleon Guyon (November 26, 1892 November 27, 1971) was a professional American football player in the National Football League. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1966. Guyon was an American Indian from the Ojibwa tribe (Chippewa) and was born on the White Earth Indian Reservation in White Earth, Minnesota. He received only a sixth-grade education from the American government. Guyon attended and played college football at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School from 1912 to 1913 under head coach Pop Warner. While at Carlisle, the school had season records of 12-1-1, 11-2-1, scored 504 points one year, 295 another, and Guyon was honored as a halfback on Walter Camp's second-team All-America team. From 1914 to 1916, he attended the Keewatin Academy in Chicago, Illinois. Guyon then attended and played football at Georgia Tech from 1917 to 1918 under head coach John Heisman.

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