Alford, Bruce 1971-07-10

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Bruce Alford, former football player and coach, describes his high school and college football experiences in Texas and his experiences playing professional football and officiating at all levels.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Bruce Alford

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: July 10, 1971

Location:

Interviewer: Perry McWilliams

Length: 30 minutes


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: High school football, Waco, Texas, Coaches, Paul Tyson, high school coach, Coaching practices, Motivation of players, Treatment of players, Texas Christian University football (1939-43), Honors, Dutch Meyers, coach, Treatment of players, Discipline, Professional football, New York Yankees and Yanks, All-American Conference, National Football League, Officiating experience, National Football League (again), Professional games son played in Washington Redskins, Football coaching techniques, Great coaches, Professional, College, Modern coaches, Control of players, Transition coaches, Coaching strategies

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1939-1971

Bulk Dates: 1939-1943


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