Bernard Blackwell

Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Inductee

Administration | Coaching | Football

Bernard Blackwell Mississippi Hall of Fame Inductee

Bernard Blackwell Stats, Bio

Born: November 15, 1926

Hometown: Saucier, MS

Year Induction: 2001

Deceased : September 13, 1993

College Career

Ole Miss (1944-1947)

  • Football: Times-Picayune All-American
  • Basketball (1944-1945)
  • Track (1944-1946)

Coaching Career

Northwest Junior College (1948-1949)

West Tallahatchie High School (1950-1956)

Greenville High School (1956-1958)

Pascagoula High School (1959)

Mississippi College (1960 -1972)

Administrative Career

Executive Director, Mississippi Association of Coaches (1963-1991)

Assistant to the President, Mississippi College (!972-1976)

National Director, Mississippi College Alumni Affairs (1976-1993)

Hall of Fame Inductions

Mississippi College Athletic Hall of Fame (’91)

Mississippi Association of Coaches (’80)

Special Recognition

National High School Athletic Coaches Association Dwight Keith Award (’87)

Mississippi College Order of the Golden Arrow (’91)

Helped establish the State Games of Mississippi and the Mississippi-Alabama Football and Basketball games

Did You Know?

The Mississippi High School All-Star football game was named after Coach Blackwell in 1994.

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