There is a long list of famous DUs, and that’s not surprising: Alan Thicke, Stephen Crane, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr....the list goes on. After all, Penn State is a place where we learned leadership and character, and that attracted men of character.

Here at Pennsylvania DU, we have our very own celebrity alumni. After all, Penn State is a place where we learned leadership and character, and that attracted men of character.

Percy Griffiths, Politician
Percy was an American football player and coach and politician. He played college football at Pennsylvania State College—now known as Pennsylvania State University and professionally for one season in the National Football League (NFL) with the Canton Bulldogs. Griffiths was the head football at Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio from 1921 to 1926 and Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania from 1929 to 1930, compiling a career college football coaching record of 16–41–10. He was the mayor of Marietta, Ohio from 1938 and 1939 and served three terms in the United States House of Representatives, representing Ohio's 15th congressional district from 1943 to 1949.

Galen Hall, Coach
Galen is a retired American college and professional football coach and player. He is a native of Pennsylvania, and an alumnus of Penn State University, where he played college football. Hall was previously the offensive coordinator at the University of Oklahoma and the University of Florida, and the head coach of the University of Florida, the Orlando Thunder, the Rhein Fire, and the XFL's Orlando Rage. He most recently served as the offensive coordinator at his alma mater, Penn State.

We’re proud to call these men DU Brothers. 

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