Clyde “Heifer” Stuart


Born: November 13, 1903

Died: February 10, 1961

Hometown: Meridian, MS

Year of Induction: 1968

 

College Career

Mississippi State (1924-1927)

• Lettered in football (’24, ‘26)

• Lettered in baseball (’25, ‘26, ’27)

 

Coaching Career

• Coached 30 years in high schools, two-year and four-year colleges

• Southern Mississippi assistant coach for 10 years

 

Did You Know?

Stuart weighed only 130 pounds while playing collegiate football, small even for the 1920’s. Says Hall of Famer Hamp Cook, who played for Stuart at USM, “Coach Heifer was one of the smartest football men I have ever known. He always knew what every player at every position was supposed to do on every play.”

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