Kelley, Louis 2015-09-14

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This interview features Louis Kelley as he recounts his career as a football coach at Dunbar and Estacado. In this interview, Louis describes his start in football, playing football in college, and his career as a football coach.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Louis Kelly

Additional Parties Recorded:

Date: September 14, 2015

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez

Length: 02:47:23


Introduction and background information; family life; Prairie View League; winning titles in high school; reason for going to college; Danny Villanueva; college teams; The Sun Bowl game that his team won; Getting drafted by the American Football League; When he first started coaching in Lubbock; Dennis Gentry and Grant Teaff; How the culture at Estacado changed while he was there; Awards and being inducted into the Hall of Fame; The games he really looked forwards to; The advice he gave to his assistant coaches; Moving on to the next chapter in his life

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital

Recording Format Notes: patrons may listen to a CD copy in our reading room

Transcript: Transcript available on dspace

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