Jake Gaither

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Birthday
11, 1903
Birthplace
Tennessee
DEATH DATE
Feb 18, 1994 (90)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
11, 1903
Birthplace
Tennessee
DEATH DATE
Feb 18, 1994 (90)

About

College Football Hall of Fame inductee who was the head coach of Florida A&M from 1945-1969 and won more than 200 games.

Before Fame

He played football at Knoxville College.

Trivia

In 1963, he was one of the first coaches to starting using the split-T formation.

Family Life

His father was a preacher, and it was expected that Gaither follow in his footsteps.

Associated With

He ran a coaching clinic that Paul Bear Bryant attended.