Cradle of tight ends

Here's a look at the stats produced by the three tight ends Venango County produced who played Power 5 football.

LOU FOGLE

Franklin/

Clemson

NATE BYHAM

Franklin/

Pitt

BEN KOYACK

Oil City/

Notre Dame

Ted Marchibroda's Coaching Tree

Bill Belichick, Browns, Patriots

Kirk Ferentz, Iowa

Pat Hill Fresno State

Lindy Infante, Packers

Marvin Lewis, Bengals

Eric Mangini, Jets

Jim Schwartz, Lions

Vince Tobin, Cardinals

Ken Whisenhunt, Cardinals, Titans

(Those who coached under the former Franklin great)

Source Wikipedia

Forrey Hall, an Oil City St. Joe graduate, at one time held the NCAA record for kickoff returns average, 38.2 yards for San Francisco (Bill Russell's school) in 1946. He still ranks ninth all-time. Hall later played for the 49ers.

NCAA Kickoff Return Leaders
Trends

OIL CITY

1994-present -- 157-111

1940-93 -- 142-321-21 (6 winless seasons; 24-, 18-, 17- and 14-game losing streaks

1896-39 -- 147-112-29

FRANKLIN

1993-present -- 102-169 (including 25-87 since 2009)

1958-92 -- 184-116-4

1896-57 -- 152-253-32 (including "post-Marchibroda" stretch of 4-42-4 from 1949-53 and 5-38-5 from 1934-39)

Coaches' corner

10 or more wins; three or more seasons

Franklin
Oil City