Travis Raven

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Travis Raven (August 31, 1922 – May 11, 2004) was an American football coach. He built John H. Reagan High School of Austin into a Texas high school football powerhouse, winning 4A state championships in 1967, 1968 and 1970. His record at Reagan was 62–10–1 which included a 35-game winning streak from 1967 to 1969. He coached at Lockhart and at Austin High where he guided the Maroons to the state baseball championship in 1958.

Raven was born and raised in Austin, Texas where he attended Austin High School. In 1940, he was a member of the State Junior College Championship Team at Schreiner Institute. He entered the University of Texas in 1941 and graduated in 1948 with three years in between serving in the Air Force. While at UT, he played football and was on one conference championship team and two winning Bowl teams.

Raven took over as the Austin school district's athletic director in 1974 after a highly publicized scandal in which he faced a felony charge of "compelling prostitution with a minor." He was accused of inducing a 16-year-old girl into prostitution with several prominent men named as clients.

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