DONALD JEROME BRANBY (December 29, 1928 - March 8, 2010) was an
American football player. Branby played college football at the end
position for the
Colorado Buffaloes football
Colorado Buffaloes football team. During the 1952
season, he recovered seven fumbles, had nine takeaways, and reportedly
had "at least 20 tackles" against Oklahoma. At the end of the season,
he was selected by the
Associated Press as a first-team player on its
1952 College Football All-America Teams . He also played baseball and
basketball at Colorado. After leaving Colorado, he spent four years in
United States Air Force
United States Air Force and later became a football coach, holding
positions with the Montana State Bobcats , the British Columbia Lions
Ottawa Rough Riders
Ottawa Rough Riders . He was inducted into the University of
Colorado Athletic Hall of Fame in 2004. He worked at a sporting goods
store in Snowmass and
Grand Junction, Colorado
Grand Junction, Colorado , for many years. He
died in 2010 in
Glenwood, Minnesota , where he lived.
* ^ Ted Smits, "Michigan State and Tech Pace All=American,"
Florence Times-Daily, p. 8 (December 5, 1952). Retrieved March 21,
* ^ "Don Branby". University of Colorado. Retrieved February 5,
* ^ "Donal J. Branby". aherkylife.com.
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