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|Born:||June 11, 1942|
|NFL draft||1964 / Round: 16 / Pick: 214|
Thomas Herrin Walters (born June 11, 1942 in Petal, Mississippi) is a former American football safety in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins. He played college football for The University of Southern Mississippi. He now teaches Sunday School in a small town in Montgomery, Texas.[ citation needed ]
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Elisha Archibald Manning III is a former American football quarterback who played professionally for 13 seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played in the NFL for the New Orleans Saints from 1971 to 1982, and for short stints with the Houston Oilers and Minnesota Vikings. In college, he played for the Ole Miss Rebels football team at the University of Mississippi, and was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. Manning is the father of Cooper Manning, and former NFL quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Eli Manning. Peyton and Eli have each won two Super Bowls.
The Egg Bowl is the name given to the Mississippi State–Ole Miss football rivalry. It is an American college football rivalry game played annually between Southeastern Conference members Mississippi State University and Ole Miss. The rivalry is the tenth longest uninterrupted series in the United States. The two teams first played each other in 1901. Since 1927 the winning squad has been awarded possession of the "Golden Egg Trophy." In cases where the game ended in a tie the previous winner retained possession of the trophy. Ole Miss leads the series 62–46–6 through the 2019 season.
Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium is an outdoor football stadium in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium has been the home stadium of the Jackson State Tigers football team since 1970. Originally known as War Veterans Memorial Stadium, it was later known as Hinds County War Memorial Stadium. It was redesigned and enlarged in 1960 and Ole Miss vs. Arkansas dedicated Mississippi Memorial Stadium in 1961 before a capacity crowd of 46,000. With political support from Ole Miss and Mississippi State and leadership from Ole Miss Athletics Director Warner Alford, Mississippi Memorial Stadium was enlarged to 62,500 in 1981 and on September 26, 1981 Ole Miss and Arkansas again dedicated the facility before 63,522.
Sylvester Croom Jr. is a retired American football coach. He was the head coach at Mississippi State University from 2004 to 2008, and the first African American head football coach in the Southeastern Conference. His father, Sylvester Croom Sr., was himself an All-American football player at Alabama A&M, later the team chaplain at the University of Alabama, and has been recognized by that school as one of the state's 40 pioneers of civil rights. After his time at Mississippi State, Croom Jr. served as running backs coach for three teams in the National Football League.
Bobby Hamilton is a former American football defensive end. He was originally signed by the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted free agent in 1994. He played college football at Southern Mississippi.
Charles Albert Conerly Jr. was an American football quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for the New York Giants from 1948 through 1961. Conerly was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1966.
Frank Manning "Bruiser" Kinard Sr. was an American football tackle and coach and university athletic administrator. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a charter member in 1951 and into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1971.
John Dickerson "Jackie" Parker was an American gridiron football player and coach. He was an All-American in college football and an outstanding professional football player in the Canadian Football League at the running back, quarterback, defensive back, and kicker positions. He is primarily known for his play with the Edmonton Eskimos. Later in his career, he played for the Toronto Argonauts and the BC Lions, and coached the Eskimos and Lions after his playing career ended.
The University of Southern Mississippi is a public research university with its main campus in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor's, master's, specialist, and doctoral degrees. The university is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity."
The Southern Miss Golden Eagles football program represents the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. They play college football in the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision. The Eagles are members of Conference USA and play their home games at M. M. Roberts Stadium in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.
Daniel Mullen is an American football coach. He is currently the head football coach at the University of Florida. Mullen previously was the head coach at Mississippi State University.
Francis F. Carideo was an American football player and coach of football and basketball. He played quarterback at the University of Notre Dame from 1928 to 1930, where he was a two-time All-American. Carideo served as the head football coach at the University of Missouri from 1932 to 1934, compiling a record of 2–23–2. He was also the head basketball coach at Mississippi State University from 1935 to 1939, tallying a mark of 43–39. Carideo was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1954.
Edward Michel Khayat is a thirty-five year National Football League veteran, ten years as a player and twenty-five as a coach. He was a starting defensive tackle for the victorious Philadelphia Eagles in the 1960 NFL Championship Game and later their head coach in 1971 and 1972. He has been inducted into six Halls of Fame. Currently he serves on the Former Players Board of Directors of the National Football League Players Association (NFLPA).
The Mississippi State Bulldogs football program represents Mississippi State University (MSU) in the sport of American football. The Bulldogs compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Western Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). Mississippi State has won one SEC championship in 1941 and a division championship in 1998. The Bulldogs have 16 postseason bowl appearances. The program has produced 38 All-Americans, 171 All-SEC selections, and 124 NFL players. The Bulldogs’ home stadium, Davis Wade Stadium, is the second oldest in the NCAA Division I FBS.
Thomas Guinne "Tom" Goode was an American football offensive lineman, coach, and administrator from West Point, Mississippi. He is probably best remembered as the long snapper on Jim O'Brien's game winning field goal in Super Bowl V that gave the Baltimore Colts a 16-13 victory over the Dallas Cowboys
Arthur Ganong "Art" Davis is a former American football player who played collegiately at Mississippi State in 1952-55 and for one season with the Pittsburgh Steelers in the National Football League (NFL).
Clark Randolph "Dudy" Noble was an American football, basketball, and baseball player, track athlete, coach, and college athletics administrator.
Bully is the official mascot of the Mississippi State University Bulldogs in Starkville, Mississippi, and the name is given to both the costumed mascot and the live bulldog that appears at State games. The live mascot Bully is an American Kennel Club registered English Bulldog, and each dog is given the inherited title of "Bully". The name "Bully" is traditionally considered a title and not the official name of the specific dog that holds it.
William Dean Chadwick was an American football, baseball, and basketball coach, and college athletics administrator. Chadwick served as head football coach at Albion College, and the head football, basketball, baseball coach and athletic director at Mississippi A&M College.
Thomas Edward "Shorty" McWilliams was an American football player who played one season with the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the eighth round of the 1948 NFL Draft and the Los Angeles Dons in the 16th round of the 1948 AAFC Draft. He played college football at Mississippi State University and the United States Military Academy.