Bernard “Bunny” Blaney

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Bunny Blaney was considered one of Delaware’s all-time schoolboy athletes. He was All-State at Newark High School, both in football and basketball. He led the State in basketball scoring two
seasons with 509 and 614 points and set a career record of 1,415 points. He tied the State’s 100-yard dash record, lettered in baseball and was 1951 Delaware “Athlete of the Year”. He also excelled
in football at Duke University.   He set an Atlantic Coast Conference football record converting 10 of 11 PATs. He also set or figured in two Duke University records, one as a receiver in a
75-yard pass play from Sunny Jurgensen in 1955 and the other, a 97-yard touchdown run back of a kick-off, both against the University of Pittsburgh in 1956.



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