Tagged: Roscoe

Gray, Elmer

ELMER GRAY is one of two posthumous recipients of this year’s Bill Hart Memorial Legends Award. Gray graduated from Roscoe High School in 1928 and came to ACU to run track and play football. He was the first athlete at ACU to run under 50 seconds in the quarter-mile, and he ran on winning relay […]

Coleman, Tonto

Tonto Coleman Coleman grew up in Roscoe and played and coached at Abilene Christian University.  But, he really made his mark in the Southeastern Conference.  He coached in Florida and served as assistant athletic director at Georgia Tech before becoming the long-time commissioner of the SEC.  Coleman was also recognized as a noted after-dinner speaker. […]