University of Delaware Office of Public Relations The Messenger Vol. 6, No. 1/1996 Honorary captains Four former football Fightin' Blue Hens served as 1996 honorary captains at home games this year. They are (clockwise, from upper left) Tony Toto, Delaware '58; Jack Messick, Delaware '48; Irvin "Ace" Taylor, Delaware '30; and George Thompson, Delaware '34. Each player was introduced before the game and took part in the coin toss.