Class of 1995

Born: December 18, 1892 in Yankton, South Dakota

Category: Football

Holder of one of the world’s greatest coaching records, he won 61 championships in football, basketball, tennis and women’s track at Tuskegee University. He had five national championships in football: 1926, 1929, 1939, 1931, and 1934. His football teams won 11 straight Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Championships and tied for one between 1923 and 1944. That stretch also included a 46-game winning streak. His overall head coaching record in football was 191-89-5. His tennis record included 23 SIAC championships and his basketball record included one championship. As a track coach he recorded 15 Women’s Senior Outdoor AAU championships, six Women’s Junior Outdoor AAU championships, and four Women’s Senior Indoor AAU championships. He was also one of the founders of the SIAC.