Bellard, Emory 1971-08-17

From SWC Oral History Collection
Revision as of 21:51, 12 June 2019 by Elissa (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Mr. Bellard, who was on the University of Texas coaching staff at the time of the interview, briefly reviews his career as a football coach and discusses his attitudes toward the nature of coaching.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Emory Bellard

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: August 17, 1971

Location: Austin, Texas

Interviewer: Perry McWilliams

Length: 40 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Playing football at Southwest Texas State University, 1947-49, Review of coaching positions held, Coaching record at Breckenridge and San Angelo high schools, Distinctive character of West Texas football examined, The coach's image discussed, Bear Bryant, Vince Lombardi, Bud Wilkinson, Darrell Royal mentioned, Coach's use of motivation, Coach-player ideal relationship described, The coach's choice and use of models to emulate, Problems with and definition of innovation

Tape 1, Side 2: Social changes' relation to athletic discipline, Drug situation mentioned, Philosophy of discipline outlined, The individual character of discipline problems

Range Dates: 1947-1971

Bulk Dates: 1947-1971

Access Information

Original Recording Format:

Recording Format Notes:


Thank you for your interest in this oral history interview. Our oral history collection is available to patrons in the Southwest Collection's Reading Room, located on the campus of Texas Tech University. For reading room hours, visit our website. Please contact Reference Staff at least one week prior to your visit to ensure the oral history you are interested in will be available. Due to copyright issues, duplications of our oral histories can only be made for family members. If an oral history transcript has been made available online, the link will be provided on this page. More information on accessing our oral histories is located here. Preferred citation style can be found here.