Euil Snider was born December 9, 1905, in Adger, Alabama. "Snitz" lettered from 1924 to 1928 in football, basketball and track at Auburn. He qualified for the 1928 Olympic Games by setting a national record of 48 seconds flat in the 400 meter. He was the official starter for 25 SEC track meets and 20 Florida Relays. In 1942-43 he was director of the physical education program at Howard College (Samford) and coached the Navy V-12 football team. Coach Snider was at Bessemer High School for 30 years and had a .750 winning average. He passed away in 1977.