Robert Martin Novogratz
Robert Martin Novogratz

Class of 1959

Bob Novogratz is a 1959 graduate who starred during two seasons for the football team. An All-American selection as a guard, he was a member of Army's last undefeated squad in 1958. Winner of the Knute Rockne Award as the "Outstanding Lineman in the Nation," he was also tabbed for a similar honor by the Los Angeles Times.

Chosen to compete in the East-West Shrine Game in 1958, Novogratz posted 48 tackles against Penn State and Notre Dame during his junior season and helped Army to a 15-2-1 mark during his two seasons. He was also a two-time letterwinner with the Army wrestling program and finished third at the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association Championships as a heavyweight in 1959.