Allyn McKeen


Born: January 26, 1905

Died: September 13, 1978

Hometown: Fulton, KY

Year of Induction: 1977

 

College Career

Tennessee (1924-1929)

• All-State, football

• Captain, basketball and track teams

• Light-heavyweight boxing champion

 

Football Coaching Career

Memphis State (1929-1934, 1937-1938)

• Undefeated season, 10-0-0 (’38)

• Highest-scoring undefeated team in nation (’38)

Mississippi State (1939-1948)

• Mississippi State’s only undefeated season (’40)

• Overall record at Mississippi State of 65-19-4

• SEC Coach of the Year (’40)

• Mississippi State’s only SEC championship (’41)

Blue-Gray Association (1949-1976)

• Assistant manager (1949-1959)

• General manager (1960-1976)

 

Did You Know?

Allyn McKeen earned his law degree and was a practicing attorney while an assistant coach at then- Memphis State.





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