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Texas College Former Football Coach Nominated for Hall of Fame (109 hits)

Coach Arnett “Ace” Mumford has been named a Class of 2018 Finalist for the Black College Football Hall of Fame. The Black College Football Hall of Fame recognizes players and coaches specifically from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

Coach Mumford served as the head football coach at Texas College from 1931-1935. Under his leadership the Steers won two Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Championships and one National Championship. Mumford also coached at Jarvis Christian College, Bishop College, and Southern University throughout his career. Over his coaching career, Mumford’s record was 225-86-23. While respected as a winner, he was dually noted for his emphasis on his players' education.

Mumford was also an inductee into the National College Football Hall of Fame in 2001.
The Class of 2018 Inductees will be announced on October 25, 2017.

Inductees will be honored during the Black College Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on February 10, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.

About Texas College
Celebrating over 120 years of providing educational opportunities, Texas College is a historical black college founded in 1894, by a group of CME ministers. Our mission, which continues to embody the principles of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, is to ensure that the student body experiences balanced intellectual, psychological, social and spiritual development, aimed at enabling them to become active productive members of society where they live and work. TC is led by its 23rd President Dr. Dwight Fennell. To learn more about Texas College, visit us on the web at www.texascollege.edu. For information regarding planned giving, endowed scholarships and sponsorships, please contact The Office of the President at afennell@texascollege.edu or call 903.593.8311 ext. 2270.
Posted By: Reginald Culpepper
Wednesday, October 11th 2017 at 4:07PM
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