Dietzel, Paul

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Portrait of Paul Dietzel (click to view image source)
Paul Dietzel
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Name
Dietzel, Paul Gender: M
Paul F. Dietzel
born on 5 September 1924 at 19:00 (= 7:00 PM )
Place Fremont OH, USA, 41n21, 83w07
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 13°09' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 08°52 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 11°48'



Biography

Former American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head coach at Louisiana State University (1955–1961), the United States Military Academy (1962–1965), and the University of South Carolina (1966–1974), compiling a career record of 109–95–5. Dietzel's 1958 LSU team concluded an 11–0 season with a win over Clemson in the Sugar Bowl and was a consensus national champion. For his efforts that year, Dietzel was named the National Coach of the Year by both the American Football Coaches Association and the Football Writers Association of America. Dietzel also served as the athletic director at South Carolina (1966–1975), at Indiana University Bloomington (1977–1978), and at LSU (1978–1982).

After retiring from college athletics, Dietzel became a watercolor painter. He is now retired and living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with his wife, Anne. Dietzel authored a book that was published by Louisiana State University Press in September 2008, titled Call Me Coach: A Life in College Football.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Steinbrecher collection: Steinbrecher has birth certificate in hand

Categories

  • Vocation : Sports Business : Coach/ Manager/ Owner (Football coach, football coach)

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