Vernon McCasland

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Vernon McCasland
Vernon McCasland.jpg
McCasland pictured in The Prickly Pear 1920, Abilene Christian yearbook
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1896-09-27)September 27, 1896
Comanche, Texas
Died November 15, 1970(1970-11-15) (aged 74)
Charlottesville, Virginia
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1919 Abilene Christian
Head coaching record
Overall 2–2

Selby Vernon McCasland (September 27, 1896 – November 15, 1970)[1][2] was a scholar of religion and was president of the American Academy of Religion in 1949.[3] Earlier in life, he was a coach of American football at Abilene Christian University.

Religion scholar[edit]

McCasland was the author of many books on religion.[4]

Coaching career[edit]

McCasland was the first head football coach at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas and he held that position for the 1919 season.[5] His coaching record at Abilene Christian 2–2.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Boring, E. Disciples and the Bible: a History of Disciples Biblical Interpretation in North America. Chalice Press. p. 335. ISBN 9780827206502. Retrieved April 6, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Range Rider, Volume 22, Number 11, January-February, 1971, Page: 16 | The Portal to Texas History". texashistory.unt.edu. Retrieved April 6, 2015. 
  3. ^ Past presidents of the AAR (accessed July 5, 2014).
  4. ^ search in WorldCat (accessed July 5, 2014).
  5. ^ 2008 Wildcat Football (media guide) ACU Record Book
  6. ^ "Abilene Christian Coaching Records". cfbdatawarehouse.com. Retrieved April 6, 2015.