Interview with Glenn Presnell


  • Identifier: 1978 OH 460
  • Date: 9/12/1978
  • Interviewer: Berge, William H.
  • Interviewee: Presnell, Glenn
  • Description: 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 head coach. He also served as athletic director and the coach for the golf team before retirement in 1974. In this interview, Presnell comments extensively on athletics, his career, his time at EKU, and the world of men's sports.
  • Location: Ironton, OH
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  • Restrictions: none
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
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“Interview with Glenn Presnell,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed October 20, 2021,