Football’s famed Silver Fox and the San Francisco 49ers’ first head coach, Buck Shaw was an All-America tackle at Notre Dame in 1919, 1920 and 1921. He was head coach at theUniversity of Santa Clara from 1936 to 1942, where he led the Broncos to national prominence, winning the first-ever Sugar Bowl game in 1936. The original Air Force Academy head football coach, he also led the Philadelphia Eagles to the National Football League Championship in 1960.

Inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame in 1985.

Plaque location: Santa Clara University