The NFL advertisements say “Football is Family.” For the Walvoord Family, “Family is also Football”… for FOUR Generations since 1895!
My Great-grandfather, my grandfather, my dad, and I, all played football.
Below are photos of FOUR generations of Walvoord football players.
1895 Football Team (probably Sheboygan High School in Wisconsin) when John G. Walvoord (1872-1932) played football at age 23. He is second from the right on the middle row with arms folded.
Close up of John Garret Walvoord from his 1895 Football Team when he played football at age 23.
1921 Football photo (Sheboygan High School in Wisconsin) where Randall Henry Walvoord (1904-1978) played football when he was 17-years-old. He is second from the left on the back row.
Close up of Randall Henry Walvoord in 1921. He was 17-years-old in this photo.
1945 Sam Houston Jr. High School Football Team (Amarillo, Texas) where David Randall Walvoord played football when he was 14-years-old. He is in the bottom photo, first from the right, back row.
Close up of David Walvoord in 1945.
1972 6th Grade Football Team at Belmar Elementary in Amarillo, Texas where Scott Walvoord played football at age 11. He is number 89 (Mike Ditka’s number when he was a Dallas Cowboy at this time).
Close up of Scott Walvoord in 1972.
Four Generations of Walvoord Football Players in 1895, 1921, 1945, 1972