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Flat Feet Kept This MVP Out Of The Marines?

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Pictured is Frank Sinkwich, 1942 Heisman Trophy Winner for Georgia. Chaps feet are probably fine. 

  • After his collegiate career, Sinkwich joined the United States Marine Corps; however, due to his flat feet he received a medical discharge and proceeded to play with the Detroit Lions, who had selected him first overall in the 1943 NFL Draft.
  • In Detroit, he earned All-Pro honors in 1943–1944, as well as being named league MVP in 1944!

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