Ollie Keller

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Ollie Keller
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born March 8, 1929
Blount County, Tennessee[1]
Alma mater Memphis State University
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1954 Halls High School
1955 and 1956 Maryville High School
1957-1967 Memphis Catholic High School
1968 Iowa State (assistant)
1970–1971 Memphis State (assistant)
1972–1975 Northeast Louisiana (Head Coach)
1976 Colorado State (Offensive Coordinator)
1977

Bay County Schools - Athletics and Administration (Panama City)

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Ollie Keller began his coaching career at Halls High School followed by two years at his high school alma mater, Maryville High School. Ollie spent the next ten years coaching at Memphis Catholic (1957-1967), which was a perennial football powerhouse. His next coaching move was an assistant at Iowa State University under Coach Johnny Majors followed by returning to Memphis State as an assistant. Ollie Keller was the fifth head football coach for Northeast Louisiana University located in Monroe, Louisiana and he held that position for four seasons, from 1972 until 1975. His coaching record at Northeast Louisiana was 14 wins, 24 losses, and 3 ties. He retired from Tennessee State Government.

Playing career[edit]

Maryville High School - All State, University of Tennessee 1950 and 1951 National Championship Team. Transferred to Memphis State Tigers football- 1952 and 1953. Team Captain and Selected Memphis State Athletic Hall of Fame.

Coaching career[edit]

  • 1954 Halls High School
  • 1955 and 1956 Maryville High School
  • 1957-1967 Memphis Catholic High School
  • 1968 Iowa State Cyclones football Iowa State (assistant)
  • 1970–1971 Memphis State Tigers football Memphis State (assistant)
  • 1972–1975 Louisiana–Monroe Warhawks football Northeast Louisiana (Head Coach)
  • 1976 Colorado State Rams football Colorado State (Offensive Coordinator)
  • 1977 Bay County Schools - Athletics and Administration (Panama City)

References[edit]

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