As a Maryland sophomore, he christened Byrd Stadium, scoring the first touchdown there in 1950. Scarbath would blossom into an All-America quarterback and Heisman Trophy runner-up who led the Terps to a 28-13 Sugar Bowl upset of No. 1 Tennessee in January 1952. The Poly grad set nine school records at Maryland, scored 35 TDs, won 24 of 29 games and was a No. 1 draft pick of the Washington Redskins, third overall.
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