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W. W. Nicklaus discusses his early encounters with football, including his college career at Texas Tech.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: W.W. Nicklaus

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: None Given

Location: Canyon, Texas

Interviewer: Ralph Sellmeyer

Length: 2 hours


Tape 1, Side 1: Texas Tech football player (3 years), Athletic relics, First workout, Center College (Louisville, Kentucky), Amarillo High School football, Coaches, Railroad.

Tape 1, Side 2: Playing defense, Graduated from Texas Tech (1928), Coached football (22 years), Burl Huffman, Coached at Austin College, Rivalry, Texas Tech football, Most thrilling win, Most saddening loss, Close to Southwest Conference win, High school football, College life (1920s), Living quarters, Football changes.

Tape 2, Side 1: Texas Tech’s All-Americans, Donny Anderson, Dave Parks, Phil Tucker, Dopey White.

Tape 2, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1924-1940s

Bulk Dates: 1924-1928

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