Gene Stallings Speaker Profile
Retired Head Football Coach for the University of Alabama
Gene Stallings Biography
Coach Gene Stallings was born March 2, 1935 and is a former American football player and coach. He played college football at Texas A&M University (1954-1956), where he was one of the "Junction Boys", and later served as the head coach at his alma mater from 1965 to 1971. Stallings was also the head coach of the St. Louis/Phoenix Cardinals of the NFL (1986-1989) and at the University of Alabama (1990-1996). Stalling's 1992 Alabama team completed a 13-0 season with a win in the Sugar Bowl over Miami and was named the consensus national champion. Stallings is currently a member of the Board of Regents of the Texas A&M University System. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 2010. Visit Gene's official website at www.CoachGeneStallings.com
Stallings received a number of national coaching awards in 1992 and was the SEC Coach of the Year twice, in 1992 and 1994. In 2000, Stallings was awarded Distinguished Alumnus of Texas A&M University. He was awarded the Legends Award from the All Sports Association in Dallas in 2001. Stallings has also received many humanitarian awards, including the Arthritis Humanitarian Award of Alabama, National Boys Club Alumni of the Year, Dallas Father of the Year, Humanitarian Award of the Lion-s Club of Alabama, and Paris Boys Club Wall of Honor.
Stallings has been inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, Texas Sports Hall of Fame, Texas A&M Hall of Fame, Gator Bowl Hall of Fame and Cotton Bowl Hall of Fame. He also received an honorary doctoral degree from Harding University.
Gene Stallings involvement in the disability community, has also been strong. His son, John Mark was born with Trisomy 21, Down syndrome, and Gene Stallings has a school for children with disabilities named after him on the University of Alabama Campus, for which he hosts a charity golf tournament every year. The playground at the school is called the John Mark Stallings Playground.
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Posted on 5 December 2014 | 9:10 pm
College Football Hall of Famer Gene Stallings was the featured speaker at Live Beyond's first annual benefit on Monday, November 17 at 6:30 p.m. in Grapevine, Texas at the Grapevine Concourse Event Center. The event was a major success, with more than 250 attendees gathering to support LiveBeyond's work in Thomazeau, Haiti. During the event everyone had the opportunity to hear...[Read More]
Posted on 24 February 2014 | 1:41 pm
Legendary University of Alabama head football coach Gene Stallings will be the keynote speaker at the Ability Plus 10th Anniversary Celebration event on March 28. The celebration event will be taking place at the Davidson Center at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, and will include a cocktail hour, buffet-style dinner, a live auction and a program that includes a keynote address from...[Read More]
Posted on 24 January 2014 | 8:07 pm
Hall of Fame coach Gene Stallings, who led the University of Alabama to a National Championship in 1992, will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 Sam B. Hall Jr. Lecture and Banquet on Tuesday, February 25, at 7:00 p.m. The event will be held at Woods and Cornish Great Rooms on the second floor of the Ornelas Student Center at East Texas Baptist University. Tickets for the event are $50...[Read More]
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