Lloyd Russell

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Lloyd Russell
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Russell pictured in The Yucca 1943, North Texas State Teachers yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1913-04-10)April 10, 1913
Atoka, Oklahoma
Died May 24, 1968(1968-05-24) (aged 55)
Waco, Texas
Playing career
1935–1936 Baylor
1935–1937 Baylor
1938 Cleveland Indians
Position(s) Quarterback (football)
Shortstop (baseball)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1938–1940 Baylor (backfield)
1941 St. Mary's (TX)
1942 North Texas State Teachers
1941–1942 St. Mary's (TX)
1940–1941 Baylor
1958–1961 Baylor
Head coaching record
Overall 3–5 (football, North Texas only)
5–4 (basketball)
72–58–1 (baseball)

Lloyd Opal Russell (April 10, 1913 – May 24, 1968) was an American football and baseball player and coach of football, basketball, and baseball in the United States. He served as the head football coach at North Texas State Teachers College, now the University of North Texas, in 1942, tallying a mark of 3–5. Russell was also the head baseball coach at Baylor University from 1940 to 1941 and again from 1958 to 1961, compiling a record of 72–58–1.

Russell played baseball for the Cleveland Indians in 1938 before starting his coaching career. He served in both the Atlantic and Pacific for the United States Navy during World War II.

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
St. Mary's Rattlers () (1941)
1941 St. Mary's
St. Mary's:
North Texas State Teachers Eagles (Lone Star Conference) (1942)
1942 North Texas State Teachers 3–5
North Texas State Teachers: 3–5