Roland Dale

Born: October 30, 1927
Hometown: Magee, MS
Death: April 23, 2012
Year of Induction: 1995

College Career

Ole Miss (1945, 1947-1950)

• Lettered four years as a tackle and played offense and defense

• Member of the 1947 SEC championship football squad

• Captain of the football team (’49)

• Played in the Blue-Gray postseason college All-Star game


Pro Football Career

Washington Redskins (1950)


Coaching Career

• Jones County Junior College, Football Coach

• Greenwood High School, Football Coach

• Gulfport High School, Head Football Coach/Athletic Director (1953)

• Big Eight Coach of the Year (’53)

• Mississippi Southern College (USM), Line Coach (1955-1956)

• Tulane University, Assistant Football Coach

• Ole Miss, Assistant Football Coach (1960-1972)

• Southeastern Louisiana University, Head Football Coach (1972-1974)

• University of Southern Mississippi, Athletic Director (1974-1986)


Did You Know?

Roland Dale coached in the 1953 Mississippi High School All-Star football game.