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2010 Hall of Fame: Steve Saxon and Frank Vita

September 21, 2010

The inductee from GEORGETOWN PREP High School is Steve Saxon. Steve played in the Series from 1966-68. In 1966, playing in excelled in specials teams,he helped Gonzaga to a 20-16 win. In his junior year in 1967, he scored 3 touchdowns, leading Gonzaga to a 30-6 win. And finally in 1968 he led Prep to a big 40-0 stunning victory. Following his graduation, he lettered for three years at Colgate and was inducted into the Georgetown Prep Hall of Fame in 2007.

The inductee from GONZAGA COLLEGE High School is Frank Vita. Frank played in the Rivalry Series starting in 1952 through 1954. He played quarterback and fullback for Gonzaga, scoring two TDs in his senior year in 1954. During his three years, Gonzaga was undefeated 3-0 in the Series. He was All-Met in his senior year and a three time All League Player. He went on to play College Football at Holy Cross College.

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