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Dr. William T. BURGHARDT

…was  a football coach at North Carolina College in 1941. As President, he hired future Hall of Fame coaches John B. McLendon  (Basketball) and Leroy Walker (Track)

Dr. Frederick HUMPHRIES

Tennessee State 1974-85
Florida A&M 1985-2001
…provided quality leadership and championed the cause of higher academic standards at both schools

Dr. Ralph W.E. “Prez” JONES

…former baseball coach and later President at Grambling State for fifty years. He offered a young Eddie Robinson his  first coaching opportunity

Bethune, Mary McLeod, Bethune-Cookman
Brooks, James, Jackson State
Brunson, Oswald P., Bethune-Cookman College
Burghardt, William, North Carolina Central
Carver, George Washington, Tuskegee Institute
Chambers, Julius, North Carolina Central
Cheek, James, Howard 
Cole, Johnetta, Oberlin College
Covington, Douglas, Central State, Ohio
Davis, Walter, Tennessee State
Dubois, William E.B., Fisk 
Evans, Edward B., Prairie View A&M
Fort, Edward Wayne, North Carolina A&T
Francis, Norman, Xavier 
Harvey, William, Hampton 
Humphries, Frederick, Florida A&M
Johnson, Joseph, Grambling

Johnson, Mordecai, Howard
Jones, Ralph W.E., Grambling College
Lee, John Robert Edward, Florida A&M
Mays, Benjamin, Morehouse
Mishoe, Luna, Delaware State
Nance, Maceo, South Carolina State
Nellums, Charlie, NC Central
Payton, Benjamin, Tuskegee Institute
Peoples, John A., Jackson State
Ponder, Henry, Fisk
Prater, Oscar, Talladega College
Simmons, Dallas, Virginia Union
Smith, Lawrence, Virginia Union
Sorrell, Michael, Paul Quinn College
Walker, Leroy T., Benedict College
Washington, Booker T., Tuskegee Institute
Williams, Charles H., Hampton Institute
Wilson, Harrison B., Norfolk State


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