Notre Dame '25
Stuhldreher played football for both Massillon Washington High School and The Kiski School. At Notre Dame he became quarterback in 1922 and in 1924 led the team to a 10-0 record, a 27-10 win over Stanford University in the 1925 Rose Bowl, and a national championship.
After graduating, he joined fellow member of the Four Horsemen Elmer Layden on the roster of the Brooklyn Horsemen of the first American Football League. After playing only six games of the 1926 season, the Horsemen merged with the National Football League's Brooklyn Lions franchise. Stuhldreher turned to college coaching, initially also moonlighting for independent pro teams on weekends. He served for 11 years as head coach at Villanova University, and 13 years as head coach and athletic director at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Stuhldreher was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1958.