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Grambling in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Henry Louis Dyer

 
 
Henry Louis Dyer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, May 14, 2020
1. Henry Louis Dyer Marker
Inscription.  
Henry Louis Dyer (born in Baton Rouge, LA) is a former Grambling College All-American, as well as, American football running back in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams and the Washington Redskins. He was Grambling's leading runner in 1963, the SWAC fullback from 1963-65, and led the nation in scoring (110 points). He was drafted in the fourth round (#50) of the 1966 NFL Draft. Dyer eventually earned accolades as a head coach at Cal State & Compton Junior College. He returned to Baton Rouge where he ended his career as a teacher in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducationSports.
 
Location. 32° 32.275′ N, 92° 42.822′ W. Marker is in Grambling, Louisiana, in Lincoln Parish. Marker can be reached from Legends Drive (State Highway 149) 0.3 miles south of Interstate 20, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grambling LA 71245, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mr. Levis Jackson (here, next to this marker); Thomas Morehead
Henry Louis Dyer Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, May 14, 2020
2. Henry Louis Dyer Marker
(here, next to this marker); Siscro McCarty (here, next to this marker); Vernell J. Delafosse (here, next to this marker); Dr. Alice Brown Smith (here, next to this marker); Dr. Leon Whittaker (here, next to this marker); Dr. Earl Lester Cole (here, next to this marker); Arthur D. Smith, Sr. (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grambling.
 
Regarding Henry Louis Dyer. Located in the Grambling Walk of Fame/Legends Square.
 
Legends Square Archway image. Click for full size.
By Cajun Scrambler, May 14, 2020
3. Legends Square Archway
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.
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