"Phiddy" Flannagan was an outstanding football lineman on Dr. Eddie Anderson’s first three teams at HC during the “Golden Years” of football. His teams posted a 24-4-1 record during his Crusader career. Flannagan was a two-way guard who, as a senior, in 1935 played on HC’s first full-season unbeaten team (9-0-1). He was selected to the Collier’s All America team in 1935, and was an AP All America third team selection the same year and played in the 1936 Herald-Tribune Fresh Air Fund All Star game in Yankee Stadium. He passed away in 1987.