Charley Pell

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Birthday
17, 1941
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
May 29, 2001 (60)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
17, 1941
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
May 29, 2001 (60)

About

Controversial coach of the Florida Gators football who led them to the Top 10 and then was fired for violating many NCAA rules.

Before Fame

He never played football until high school, but was good enough to be recruited to the University of Alabama, where he became an All-SEC guard.

Trivia

He admitted to his violations in a 1995 Dateline interview, saying 'There wasn't room for anything but winning. Nothing. Winning was the sole obsession, to a fault.'

Family Life

He grew up in Albertville, Alabama, with neither parent of his completing an education beyond the fifth grade.

Associated With

He was coached at the University of Alabama by Paul Bear Bryant.