Bernie Shively

American football head coach

1902 – 1967

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Who was Bernie Shively?

Bernie A. Shively was the athletic director at the University of Kentucky from 1938 until his death.

He previously served as an assistant football coach at the University of Kentucky. And was interim head football coach in 1945 prior to hiring Bear Bryant to lead the Wildcat gridiron squad. A longtime athletic director at Kentucky, Shively was linked to a scholarship scandal in 1962 involving the infamous football team known as the Thin Thirty, coached by Charlie Bradshaw.

Shively attended the University of Illinois where he played guard with Red Grange. He was an All-American in 1926.

He is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame, and is honored at UK by being the namesake of the track and field stadium.

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Born
May 26, 1902
Died
Dec 12, 1967

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on July 23, 2013

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