The Cofall story began in Cleveland where he starred in football at East Tech and East High from 1910-12. He went on to Notre Dame where he was soon installed in the lineup as a left halfback and later made several All-American teams in 1916. After college it was on to the pros. Stan played for and/or coached six different teams - Massillon Tigers, Youngstown Patricians, Philadelphia Union AA, Pottsville, Pa. Marrons and the Frankfort, Pa. Yellow jackets. On December 17, 1917 hi dropkicks of 31 and 34 yards while in Tiger uniform upended the Canton Bulldogs, 6-0, ending a five-year unbeaten string for Jim Thorpe, Pete Calac and supporting cast.