Interview with Rome Rankin

  • Identifier: 1980 OH 251
  • Date: 6/12/1980
  • Interviewer: Hay, Charles
  • Interviewee: Rankin, Rome
  • Description: 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 college football. He believed physical education helps develop young people emotionally and socially, as well as physically.
  • Location: Richmond, KY
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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 Rome Rankin,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed December 1, 2021,