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Doug Dickey

1970–1978

— NCAA Football Hall of Fame —

 
 
Doug Dickey Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, May 24, 2020
1. Doug Dickey Marker
Inscription.  
Doug Dickey grew up in Gainesville and played quarterback for the Gators from 1951-53. He began his coaching career at Tennessee, where he coached for six seasons. In 1970, Dickey became the Head Coach for his alma mater and led the Gators to a 7-4 record. In nine seasons as Head Coach at Florida, Dickey won 58 games and led the Gators to four Bowl appearances. He coached several All-Americans, including Wes Chandler, Burton Lawless, Ralph Ortega, John Reaves and Jack Youngblood. Dickey returned to the University of Tennessee and served as the Vol’s Athletic Director for 18 years. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2003.

Head Coach

 
Erected by University of Florida.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSports.
 
Location. 29° 38.938′ N, 82° 20.971′ W. Marker is in Gainesville, Florida, in Alachua County. Marker is at the intersection of Gale Lemerand Drive and Stadium Road, on the right when traveling north
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on Gale Lemerand Drive. Marker located on wall in front of the Heavener Football Complex which is adjoined to Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 157 Gale Lemerand Drive, Gainesville FL 32611, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carlos Alvarez (here, next to this marker); Emmitt Smith (here, next to this marker); Wilber Marshall (here, next to this marker); Jack Youngblood (here, next to this marker); Wes Chandler (here, next to this marker); Steve Spurrier (here, next to this marker); Danny Wuerffel (here, next to this marker); Ray Graves (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gainesville.
 
Doug Dickey Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, May 24, 2020
2. Doug Dickey Marker
Bull Gator image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, May 24, 2020
3. Bull Gator
University of Florida NCAA Football Hall of Fame Inductees can be seen on lower wall behind Bull Gator
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 192 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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