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Fred E. Darling was an EKU faculty member, track coach, supervisor of the athletic tower, assistant dean of men, and the intermural sports director. In this interview, Darling details his career and the reason why he voluntarily ended his coaching…

In this interview, Rome Rankin discusses his years as an EKU Faculty member and the development of EKU's athletic program. Rankin was hired by President Donovan to develop a winning football team. Rankin reflects on his coaching methods, recruitment…

Rome Rankin was a football coach for EKU. In this interview, Rankin discusses his enjoyment for History, English, and contact sports. Rankin played football, basketball and baseball in college, and professional football at the same time he played…

Glenn Presnell was an All American Football player at Nebraska, and an All Pro running back with the National Football League's Ironton, Portsmouth, and Detroit franchises. He joined EKU's football coaching staff in 1947, where he eventually becoming…

CHarles "Turkey" Hughes, a Kentucky native, was a prominent coach and teacher in the EKU Physical Education department during the 1930s and 1940s. In this interview, Hughes discusses athletes at both UK and EKU. Hughes also discusses how the Great…

In this interview, Charles "Turkey" Hughes discusses the athletics department and the supportive attitude it received from EKU's presidents. He felt the professors in the physical education department were outstanding. Hughes also discusses the…

In this interview, Kaiser Martin talks about coaching the Richmond Ramblers, as well as other local football, softball and baseball teams. With financial support from the Richmond Jaycees he served the young athletes of Richmond for decades.

Vanous Lloyd was born in 1947 in Bowling Green Kentucky. Loyd attended Western Kentucky University on a baseball scholarship, which jumpstarted his career in Physical Education. In the following interview Lloyd discusses his choices to become a…

The following is an unrehearsed interview with Norman A. Deeb, a 1947 graduate of Eastern. He holds a Ph.D in Education and currently teaches at Western. This interview is taped in conjunction with the Alumni Project.

This is an unrehearsed taped interview with Walter Robert Hill, Alumnus, a 1940 graduate of Eastern Kentucky State Normal School. Mr. Hill discusses his years at Eastern and his coaching career in baseball.

Jack Delano Ison was born April 30, 1937 in Flatwoods, Kentucky. He has coached football for 23 years; four on the high school level and nineteen at Eastern Kentucky University. In this interview he discusses his coaching career on both the high…

Jack Delano Ison was born April 30, 1937 in Flatwoods, Kentucky. He has coached football for 23 years; four on the high school level and nineteen at Eastern Kentucky University.

Eastern Kentucky University football coach, Roy Lee Kidd talks about the 1979 National Championship season. He identifies key players and games and talks about the community reaction to the winning season.

Teddy Taylor was born on November 16, 1945 and was raised in Cynthiana, Kentucky. He played football at Eastern from 1966-1969 and was an All-American in his senior year. Your Browser does not support the audio tag.

Roy Lee Kidd was born in Corbin, KY on December 4, 1931. He was the youngest of seven children. In high school he was an All-State football player and was an All-American at Eastern. In this interview he discusses his playing days in both high school…

Rick Sang was born in Ohio on September 6, 1958 and moved to Ashland, Kentucky in 1959. He played football here at Eastern from 1976 through 1979 and started coaching here in 1980. In this interview he discusses both his high school and college…

Teddy Taylor was born on November 16, 1945 and was raised in Cynthiana, Kentucky. He played football at Eastern from 1966-1969 and was an All-American in his senior year. In this interview he discusses his high school and college football careers,…