Robert Neyland

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Birthday
17, 1892
Birthplace
Greenville, TX
Death Date
Mar 28, 1962 (70)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
17, 1892
Birthplace
Greenville, TX
Death Date
Mar 28, 1962 (70)

About

Army brigadier general and Tennessee football coach who had three separate stints with the Vols, winning the championships in two of them.

Before Fame

A standout athlete even among his peers at Westpoint, he graduated in 1916 and served in France in WW I.

Trivia

He and Frank Leahy were the only two coaches to win titles in non-conescutive tenures in the entire 20th century.

Family Life

He was born in Greenville, Texas.

Associated With

In between the wars he served as Douglas MacArthur's aide, and then at the outbreak of WW II served in the China-Burman-India theater.