Travis Tidwell

Travis Tidwell
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1929-02-05)February 5, 1929
Florence, Alabama
Died July 1, 2004(2004-07-01) (aged 75)
Trussville, Alabama
Alma mater Auburn University
Playing career
1946-50 Auburn
1950-51 New York Giants
Position(s) Quarterback

Travis Vaughn Tidwell (February 5, 1929 – July 1, 2004) was an American football player and coach. Tidwell played high school football for Woodlawn High School. He played college football at Auburn University and then in the National Football League with the New York Giants.[1] He was the Senior Bowl MVP in 1950.[2] Tidwell led Auburn over a defeat of Alabama in 1949. Zipp Newman wrote "There has never been a sweeter Auburn victory in all the 58 years of football on the Plains than the Tigers 14-13 win over Alabama." Tidwell stood 5 foot 10 inches and weighed 185 pounds.[1][3]

See also


  1. 1 2 "Travis Tidwell". Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved September 17, 2014.
  2. "Game Recaps: 1950s".
  3. John Anthony Adams. Rialto. p. 104.
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