Football coach best remembered for his time at Millsaps College, where he led the Majors from 1964-1988.
He played professionally for for the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers, where he was a defensive back.
He sandwiched his time at Millsaps with long assistant positions at Mississippi State (1956-1964), and Jackson Academy (1990-2006).
He was born in Clarksdale, Mississippi. He married Camille Hogan Davis and had sons named Michael and Patrick.
He is from the same city as fellow professional athlete Earl Barron.