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Stan Marshall - Inducted 1981

Born Jan. 8, 1927 in Yankton. 1945 Centerville grad. 1950 SDSU grad. SDSU athletic director from 1965-80. Served as president and secretary-treasurer of the NCAA and was an influential member on many NCAA committees. Marshall was instrumental in initiating national championships for NCAA Division II and III schools. As a high school coach (1950-55), Marshall coached football, basketball and track at Groton, Centerville and Hot Springs. He was head football and track coach at Jamestown (N.D.) College in 1955-57 before coming to SDSU as an assistant football coach in 1957-63. He was football coach at Wayne (Mich.) State in 1964 before returning to SDSU as athletic director. In college, he participated in football, basketball and track.

(Top photo is Marshall and Ralph Ginn. Bottom photo is Warren Williamson, Marshall and Wayne Haensel.)

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