Marvin Terrell

Born: June 10, 1938

Hometown: Indianola, MS

Year of Induction: 2001


High School Career

Indianola High School (1952-1955)

• All State (’55)

• Mississippi High School All-Star Game (’56)


College Career

Ole Miss (1956-1959)

• Starting Offensive Lineman (1957-1959)

• Played in two Sugar Bowls (’58, ‘60)

• Gator Bowl (’58)

• Look Magazine All-American (’59)

• SEC Lineman of the Year; Birmingham News, Atlanta Journal Constitution (’59)

• All-SEC, AP, UPI (’59)

• All-SEC Team of the Decade, AP (’50-’59)

• Ole Miss Team of the Century


Professional Career

• Drafted First Round by Dallas Texans (AFL) (’60)

• Drafted Second Round by Baltimore Colts (NFL) (’60)

• Dallas Texans/Kansas City Chiefs (1960-1964)

• Toronto Argonauts (CFL) (’64)

• AFC Championship Team (’62)

• AFL All-Star Team (’63)


Hall of Fame Memberships

• Ole Miss Athletic Hall of Fame (1988)

• Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame (2001)

Did You Know?

The winners share for Marvin Terrell and his Dallas Texans teammates for their sixth quarter overtime victory over the Houston Oilers in the 1962 AFL Championship Game was $2,261.80 per player. Each losing Houston player received $1,417.09.

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