Jim Corbett (athletic director)

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James J. Corbett (November 10, 1919 – January 30, 1967) was the athletics director at Louisiana State University from 1954 until 1967. He also served as the first president of the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics from 1965-1966. The Corbett Award, which is presented annually "to the collegiate administrator who through the years has most typified Corbett's devotion to intercollegiate athletics and worked unceasingly for its betterment," is named after him.