Don Veller

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Don Veller
Sport(s) Football, golf
Biographical details
Born (1912-05-20)May 20, 1912
Died November 10, 2006(2006-11-10) (aged 94)
Tallahassee, Florida
Playing career
Football
1932–1934 Indiana
Position(s) Halfback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1935–1941 Elkhart HS (IN)
1946 Hanover
1947 Indiana (assistant)
1948–1952 Florida State
Golf
1953–1958 Florida State
1966–1967 Florida State
1974–1983 Florida State
Head coaching record
Overall 35–15–1 (college football)
53–11–4 (high school football)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
3 Dixie (1948–1950)

Donald A. Veller (May 20, 1912 – November 10, 2006) was an American football player and coach of football and golf. He served as the head football coach at Hanover College in 1946 and at Florida State University from 1948 to 1952, compiling a career college football record of 35–15–1. Veller died at the age of 94 on November 10, 2006 in Tallahassee, Florida.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

College football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Hanover Panthers (Indiana Intercollegiate Conference) (1946)
1946 Hanover 4–3
Hanover: 4–3
Florida State Seminoles (Dixie Conference) (1948–1950)
1948 Florida State 7–1 1st
1949 Florida State 9–1 1st
1950 Florida State 8–0 1st
Florida State Seminoles (NCAA Independent) (1951–1952)
1951 Florida State 6–2
1952 Florida State 1–8–1
Florida State: 31–12–1
Total: 35–15–1
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

References[edit]

  1. ^ AP (November 11, 2006). "Ex Florida State football coach Veller dies, to be buried in Vevay". The Madison Courier. Retrieved January 30, 2011. 

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