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Bible, Dana Xenophon

Born: 1891 AD
Died: 1980 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Football Coach

1891 – Dana X. Bible was born on the 8th of October.

1912 – His first coaching assignment was at Brandon Prep in Shelbyville, Tenn., and he was only 21 years old when he was hired to coach Mississippi College.

1913-1915 – He served as coached Mississippi College.

1916 – He became an assistant coach at Texas A&M while he actually worked as a coach-on-loan at LSU part of that season.

1917 – Bible returned to Texas A&M as the head coach and a legend was born.

1937 – Bible was hired to turn the Texas fortunes around. He inherited a team that was more depressed than the nation’s economy.

1946 – He became head football coach for University of Texas.

1980 – He died on the 19th of January.

         – He is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame.