|Career highlights and awards|
Vernon "Skippy" Stivers was a college football and baseball player. Stiver played at quarterback for the Idaho Vandals football team, and starred throughout the 1924 season, despite two dislocated vertebrae in his neck.
- "Idaho Quarter, Star of West, Continued Playing After Dislocating Neck". The Lewiston Daily Sun. December 3, 1924.
- "Played Rugby With Dislocated Neck". The Montreal Gazette. December 3, 1924.