Date of Birth
Trinity College (1933-1936)
A two-time first-team small college All-America, Mickey Kobrosky is considered the greatest athlete to ever play at Trinity College. Kobrosky becomes the first Bantam player inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Kobrosky earned 11 letters during his four years at Trinity, three in football and four each in basketball and baseball. He was a three-time All-Connecticut and All-New England selection. A member of Trinity's undefeated team in 1934, Kobrosky led the Bantams to a 19-2 mark in his final three seasons. Grantland Rice wrote that "The King Cobra," was the most underrated football player in the country. Kobrosky led a team of college all-stars against the New York Giants in 1937, leading the collegians to their only touchdown in a 14-7 defeat. A Giants draft pick, he joined the team after the pre-season contest and played one year in the NFL. Prior to joining the Giants, he played a season of minor league baseball. A knee injury in the final game of the season ended his NFL career, although he briefly played professionally with the minor league Providence Steamrollers. Kobrosky then graduated from Brandeis University medical school and served in the medical corps in Italy during World War II, earning the rank of Lt. Colonel. Kobrosky continued to practice for 45 years in New England after the war.
- 1936 First Team All-America (College Div.)
- 1935 First Team All-America (College Div.)
Class of 2011