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Tiger-Eye Review—Inside-Outside Edition

In 1944, legendary West Point head coach Earl Blaik began two successive national championship seasons in three years with the help of two remarkable players—speedster Glenn Davis and bruising fullback Felix “Doc” Blanchard. The duo was nicknamed “Mr. Outside and Mr. Inside,” and behind their superb and remarkable play on both sides of the ball (Blanchard at linebacker, Davis at safety), Army amassed a scoring mark for the season that stands to this day as an NCAA record (56 points per game for a season). Notre Dame coach Edward McKeever said after losing to West Point 59–0 that year, “I’ve just seen Superman in the flesh.