Skippy Stivers

Skippy Stivers
Idaho Vandals
Position Quarterback
Career history
College Idaho (1922–1924)
Career highlights and awards
  • All-PCC (1924)
  • third-team All-American (1924)

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.[1][2]


  1. "Idaho Quarter, Star of West, Continued Playing After Dislocating Neck". The Lewiston Daily Sun. December 3, 1924.
  2. "Played Rugby With Dislocated Neck". The Montreal Gazette. December 3, 1924.

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