ABOUT US

  HALL OF FAMERS

  DICK KADIS AWARD

  OTHER HONORS

  BANQUET INFO

  PAST BANQUETS

  PLAQUE DIRECTORY

  EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

  RANDOM INDUCTEE

  WEBSITE CREDITS

  SUBMIT A NOMINATION

Dan "Peep" Short

Football ∙ Aliquippa

 

 

 

 

Dan (Peep) Short’s gridiron career began with the Aliquippa Quips as a star on both sides of the ball, winning All Section honors and honorable mention All State as a wide receiver and second team All State as a defensive back. He also played in the North-South Football All Star Game. Dan then moved to the University of Pittsburgh, where he was a two year starter and a three year letterman at defensive back, winning the Ed Conway Memorial Award as the most improved defensive player of 1982. With Pitt from 1980 to 1983), Dan played in the Gator, Fiesta, Sugar, and Cotton Bowls. After graduation, Dan signed as a free agent with the New York Giants in 1983 and was on the Pittsburgh Maulers’ squad in 1984. Dan returned to his high school alma mater in 1989 to serve as the Quips defensive coordinator and defensive back coach, and during his tenure there the Quips won five WPIAL and two PIAA championships. Several of the players Dan has coached include Ty Law of the New England Patriots, John Lay, Darell Revis, and Tommie Campbell. Dan was inducted into the Aliquippa Sports Hall of Fame in 1991.