Warwick to induct three to Football Hall of Fame: Guadalupe, DeGraw and Mann to be honored at Homecoming


Warwick to induct three to Football Hall of Fame: Guadalupe, DeGraw and Mann to be honored at Homecoming

September 14, 2018

Warwick Football will induct three members to the Warwick Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the 1:30 p.m. kick–off on C. A. Morgan Field.

Warwick Sanitation and friend of Warwick Athletics Guy Bogart sponsors the event locally. A post-game reception will take place at Fratello’s for family and friends of the hall of Fame following the game.

Group photo of the WV football players surrounding three almni playersJose Guadalupe 1968 Graduate

Jose Guadalupe graduated from Warwick as one of its most accomplished athletes. He was an outstanding running back, defensive back and kicker for the Wildcats under Coach Joe Green. As a 5’9” 190 lb. athlete, Guadalupe averaged 8 yards a carry for the undefeated 1966 and 1967 teams (varsity member in 1965 as well).

Jose set a shot put record that still stand. He graduated from Warwick and attended Southern Illinois University before pursuing a career in security at City College of New York.

He lives in Manhattan, New York.

Jack DeGraw 1968 Graduate

Jack DeGraw graduated from Warwick in 1968 and played varsity football for four years (1964, 1965, 1966, 1967). DeGraw started as a TE and Defensive Lineman in his junior and senior seasons and his varsity career included three league titles and only two losses.

Jack was the first football player in Warwick history to play with a full facemask. Jack attended Valparaiso University where he received a degree in physical education. He went onto successful careers in education and worked at International Paper for 27 years, he is currently the Health and Safety coordinator for BOCES in Orange County.  He honors the memory of his wife of 44 years Kathy every day and he is the proud father sons Jeff and Jonathan.

Anthony Mann 1992 Graduate

Anthony Mann graduated from Warwick in 1992 and was a key contributor to Warwick’s 1990 and 1991 Class B Division championship teams.

The 1991 team went on to defeat Windsor of Section 4 in the first intersectional game.  Mann starred as a defensive back and punt/kickoff return specialist where he is listed in the record books for all time punt returns for TD (76 yards vs Port Jervis) and longest interception return for a TD (83 yards vs Port Jervis).

Mann has gone onto a successful career working of the town of Warwick and is an integral part of the athletic community as a three season coach for his alma mata. Anthony is the son of Tony and Vanessa Mann of Warwick. His brother Michael is a Warwick Football Hall of Fame member.  

He is married to Teresa Mann (18 years) and is the proud father of two outstanding kids, Taylor and Anthony Jr.


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