After they were picked by the judges, the Silver Anniversary squad of 1956 filled out a SPORTS ILLUSTRATED questionnaire. This was designed, not so much to discover "what happens to football players" as to learn something of what the achievement men have in common.
Here are the principal questions and the answers of the All-Americas as a group:
In college did you compete in any sports other than football?
Did you receive scholarship help of any kind in college?
Did you earn part of your way by:
Working during semesters—16
Working during vacations—5
Were you a member of a social fraternity or eating club?