Edgar Doug Kenna
Edgar Doug Kenna

Class of 1945

A three-sport standout, Doug Kenna was an All-American quarterback who helped guide Army to its first-ever national football title in 1944 as the Black Knights embarked upon a three-year run in which they dominated the national collegiate grid landscape. Kenna was inducted into the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame in 1984.

In addition to his football prowess, Kenna excelled in basketball and tennis during his undergraduate career. He earned honorable mention accolades in basketball following his junior and senior seasons (1943-44 and 1944-45) and was instrumental in the Black Knights compiling a 27-game win streak that spanned from the final contest of 1942-43 to late in the 1944-45 campaign.

Kenna also served as captain of the undefeated men's tennis team (11-0) in 1945. During his senior year, the football, basketball and tennis teams combined to forge a remarkable 34-1 record.