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August W. "Gus" Farwick

Inducted 1980

Elgin High Scholl Class of 1921

Biography

In his three years as a lineman on Elgin High School grid teams(1918—20), Gus Farwick helped those teams compile an impressive 15—6—2 record that included holding opponents to an average of less than 7 points a game. A lineman on Army elevens at West Point, he received All—American Honorable Mention in 1924 and played in the first ever East—West Shrine game. Gus was an assistant coach at West Point in 1926—27 and was head football coach at the University of Arizona in 1932—33.