Roland Dale

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Roland Dale
Date of birth: (1927-10-30)October 30, 1927
Place of birth: Magee, Mississippi
Date of death: April 23, 2012(2012-04-23) (aged 84)
Place of death: Jackson, Mississippi
Career information
Position(s): End
College: Mississippi
Organizations
As player:
1950 Washington Redskins
Career stats
Playing stats at NFL.com

Roland Hall Dale (October 30, 1927 – April 23, 2012) was an American football end in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins for one season in 1950. He played college football at the University of Mississippi.

Dale was the ninth head football coach for the Southeastern Louisiana University Lions located in Hammond, Louisiana and he held that position for two seasons, from 1972 until 1973. His coaching record at Southeastern Louisiana was 7 wins, 14 losses, and 0 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2007 season, this ranks him ninth at Southeastern Louisiana in total wins and 11th at Southeastern Louisiana in winning percentage (.333).[1]

Dale went on to become an athletic administrator, serving as Athletic Director at the University of Southern Mississippi from 1974 to 1986. He died on April 23, 2012.[2]

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