Nick Pappas, who was also called “Mr. Trojan”, died on October 23, 2015.
He spent 59 years as a football player, coach and administrator at Southern California.
Nick Pappas was a Trojan tailback from 1935-1937.
pappas spent two years in pro football with the Hollywood Bears, he returned to coach USC freshman football.
After his sixth season as a pro scout, Pappas returned to USC, first as a scout, then assistant coach and later associate athletic director.
He helped make USC’s Trojan Club a successful donor group and remained active in endowment work for two decades after retiring.
Nick Pappas passed away on October 23, 2015.