Marino "Godfather" Casem


College Career

Xavier (1952-1956)


Football Coaching Career

• Alabama State University (1963-1964)

• Alcorn State University (1966-1986)

• Southern University (1987-1989; 1992-1993)

• Pittsburgh Courier National Black Coach of the Year seven times

• SWAC Coach of the Year seven times

• Outstanding Contribution to Amateur Football Award from the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame (’98)

• Alcorn State Hall of Fame (’93)

• SWAC Hall of Fame (’92)

• Member of several NCAA committees


Administrative Career

• Athletic Director, Alcorn State University (1966-1986)

• Southern University (1986-1993)

• Interim Athletic Director, Alcorn State University (July 2, 2001-March 30, 2002)


Did You Know?

Marino Casem was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2003.

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