1951 Game-Worn Jersey from Ollie Matson, Former Standout Running Back for Univ. of San Francisco, Going Up for Auction

In the fall of 1951, Ollie Matson did everything right. As the punishing, 220-pound senior running back for the University of San Francisco, Matson – a 6′ 2″ African-American – led the nation in rushing (1,566 yards) and scoring (21 touchdowns, 126 points) and guided the Dons to a perfect 9-0 season.

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