1913 – Born on September 11th in Moro Bottom, Arkansas. American college football coach who set a record for more games won than any other collegiate coach. 1927 – He successfully wrestled a bear for a theater promotion, after which he was given the nickname "Bear". 1930 – Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant leads his high school ..
1931 – Born on March 8th. A master motivator, leader, and Big Ten coaching legend, Earle Bruce has rescued and rejuvenated football programs, leading four different schools to postseason Bowl games. 1978-1979 – Bruce was named Big-8 Coach of the Year for guiding Iowa State to identical 8-4 records. – Best known for ..
1940 – He was born on the 14th September this year in Brooklyn, New York, United States. 1964 – He was selected for this year Summer Olympics team while leading the Wingfoots to the AAU National Championship. 1968 – He was named MVP of the ABA’s first All-Star Game. 1975 – He has ..
1908 – Born on September 7th in Norwalk, Ohio. An American football coach and administrator. 1930 – He graduated from Miami University B.A. in Education. – He was Severn Prep High School’s head coach for a year. 1932 – He became Massillon High School’s head coach. 1940 – He graduated from Ohio State ..
1929 – Born on November 8th in Birmingham, Alabama. American football coach. 1948 – At 5-foot-5 and 115 pounds, Bowden was too small early on for the Woodlawn High School football team. But he gained weight and played his final two years as a halfback and defensive back, serving as a co-captain. 1954-1955 – He ..
– Terry Bowden is the analyst for national college football radio broadcasts, the host of a weekday sports talk show in Central Florida and a traveling motivational speaker. 1977 – Bowden donned the Mountaineers uniform, earning two letters as a running back. 1978 – Bowden secured his first coaching position at his alma ..
1912 – Born on the 21st of August in Victoria Mine, Ontario,Canada. 1932 – Blake played junior and senior hockey in the Sudbury area and was part of the Memorial Cup champions. – Played for the Hamilton Tigers of the Ontario Hockey Association. 1935 – Joined in the NHL club and won his first ..
1897 – Born on the 15th of February in Detroit, Michigan. US oil businessman and football coach. 1920 – Blaik served in the United States Cavalry. 1924-1925 – He worked as a part-time assistant coach for Miami University. 1926 – Accepted a coaching position on the staff of University of Wisconsin. 1927 – Head football ..
1956 – Bird was born in West Baden Springs, Indiana on the 7th of December. 1974 – He received a basketball scholarship to Indiana University. 1975 – Bird’s parents divorced, his father committed suicide. 1978 – He was drafted into the NBA sixth overall by the Boston Celtics. 1980-1993 – He was the forward for ..
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 ..