Cleveland L. Abbott

December 9, 1892 – April 14, 1955

Yankton, South Dakota

Watertown High School (Watertown)

South Dakota State University ’16  B.A.

Football Career record: 202-97-27

Women’s Track team dominated from 1937-42Coached tennis stars Margaret “Pete” Peters & Roumania “Repeat” Peters, ATA champions Earned 16 HS varsity sports letters & 14 varsity letters (South Dakota State )


Hall of Fame

South Dakota State

Tuskegee University 


Alabama Sports

USA Track and Field Hall of Fame

First Black College coach to win 200 games