Thursday, February 10, 2011

Emory Bellard (1927-2011)

Emory Bellard, creator of the Wishbone Offensive formation, passed away today.

Bellard was an assistand coach for Darrell Royal's Texas A&M staff in 1968 when he came up with the multiple running-back formation.

He later became the Aggies head coach from 1972-1979.

Darrell Royal showing the Wishbone Offense.

Bellard was also the head coach at Mississippi State from 1979 to 1985.

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