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Darrell Royal

Darrell RoyalAKA Darrell K. Royal

Born: 6-Jul-1924
Birthplace: Hollis, OK
Died: 7-Nov-2012
Location of death: Austin, TX
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Texas State Cemetery, Austin, TX

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Football

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: UT-Austin Head Coach, 1957-76

Father: Burley Ray Royal
Mother: Katy Elizabeth Harmon (d. cancer)
Wife: Edith Marie Thomason (three children)

    University: University of Oklahoma (1950)
    Coach: Assistant Coach, North Carolina State University
    Coach: Assistant Coach, University of Tulsa
    Coach: Assistant Coach, Mississippi State University
    Coach: Head Coach, Mississippi State University (1954-55)
    Coach: Head Coach, University of Washington (1956)
    Coach: Head Coach, University of Texas at Austin (1957-76)
    Coach: Athletics Director, University of Texas at Austin (1962-80)

    American Football Coaches Association President (1975)
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Delta Upsilon Fraternity
    Paul "Bear" Bryant Award 1961
    Paul "Bear" Bryant Award 1963
    Texas Sports Hall of Fame 1976
    College Football Hall of Fame 1983
    Bear Bryant Lifetime Achivement Award 2000

Author of books:
Coach Royal: Conversations with a Texas Football Legend (2005)


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