Robert Lee Tolley
Robert Lee Tolley
Team: Football
Class: 1914
Induction Year: 2016

Four-year letterwinner in football and baseball ... was named All-Southern in football 1913 and 1914 … also a member of the 1914 All-American Team and Football Roll of Honor … during his career, Sewanee was 20-10-3 with wins over Texas, Tulane, Alabama, UTC, Tennessee, Georgia Tech, Florida, and Vanderbilt … led Sewanee to its first win over rival Vanderbilt since 1909 … his performance included a 75-yard punt return for a touchdown against Vandy … was part of the longest kick return in school history (90 yards) and part of the first triple pass in school history … a WWI veteran, Tolley served as an official for the Southeastern Conference (SEC).