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Catching Up With ... Jack Scarbath
Catching Up With ... Jack Scarbath

The blond hair has grayed and Jack Scarbath wears glasses now. Remember the laser arm that Maryland's football team rode to fame more than 60 years ago? "I hardly throw at all now, and when I do, the ball sure doesn't go as far as it once did," the famed Terps quarterback said. Who'd expect more of a man who's 84? "It's been a great life," said Scarbath, a Poly grad whose name still resonates in College Park. No Maryland player has ever won the Heisman Trophy, but Scarbath came close, finishing second in 1952. His story is pure Hollywood: unsung athlete goes to college, becomes an All-American, leads his team to an upset bowl victory and...