Hal Self

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Hal Self
Biographical details
Born(1920-03-04)March 4, 1920
Anderson, Alabama
DiedJune 6, 2008(2008-06-06) (aged 88)
Playing career
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1949–1969North Alabama
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1969North Alabama
Head coaching record

Hal Self (September 22, 1922 – June 6, 2008) was an American football player and coach.[1]

He served as the head football coach at the University of North Alabama in Florence, Alabama from 1949 to 1969.[2]

As a college quarterback at the University of Alabama, he owns the distinction of having played in all four major bowls: Orange, Cotton, Sugar, and Rose.[3]

Self was draft by the Brooklyn Tigers in the 1945 NFL Draft but opted to stay in college.[4]


  1. ^ "Hal Self". Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved December 6, 2018.
  2. ^ "Hal Self". University of North Alabama. Retrieved December 6, 2018.
  3. ^ "North Alabama: Hall of Fame coach Hal Self dies". al.com. June 6, 2008. Retrieved December 6, 2018.
  4. ^ "1945 NFL Draft". Pro-Football-Reference. Retrieved December 6, 2018.