Roy Kidd

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Roy Kidd (born December 4, 1931) is a former collegiate football league player and coach.wikipedia
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Eastern Kentucky Colonels football

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Kidd's Eastern Kentucky Colonels won NCAA Division I-AA Football Championships in 1979 and 1982 and were runners-up in 1980 and 1981.
Much of the success came during the long tenure of head coach Roy Kidd from 1964 to 2002.

Eastern Kentucky University

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He served as the head coach at Eastern Kentucky University from 1964 to 2002, compiling a record of 314–124–8. Kidd was signed to a football scholarship by Eastern Kentucky State College and played quarterback at the Richmond school from 1950 to 1953.
Much of the success came during the long tenure of head coach Roy Kidd from 1964 to 2002.

NCAA Division I Football Championship

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Kidd's Eastern Kentucky Colonels won NCAA Division I-AA Football Championships in 1979 and 1982 and were runners-up in 1980 and 1981.

Frank Selvy

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At Corbin, Kidd was a basketball teammate of college All-American Frank Selvy.
Born in Corbin, Kentucky, Selvy was an All-State basketball player at Corbin High School and was a teammate of College Football Hall of Fame inductee Roy Kidd.

Corbin, Kentucky

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Kidd was a star football, basketball, and baseball player at Corbin High School in the Whitley County portion of Corbin, Kentucky. He graduated from Corbin in 1950 after being chosen as a first team All-State football player for the 1949 season by The Courier-Journal of Louisville.

Madison-Model High School

In August 1956, A. L. Lassiter, the superintendent of Richmond city schools, offered Kidd the position of head football coach at Madison-Model High School.
Its football teams were coached by Roy Kidd from 1956 to 1960.

List of college football coaches with 200 wins

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The only coaches with 200 Division I FCS wins after the Division I split are Jimmye Laycock (242), Roy Kidd (223), Andy Talley (217), and Jerry Moore (215).

Madison High School (Richmond, Kentucky)

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Model discontinued its partnership with Madison after the 1960–61 school year and Kidd coached Madison for one season, 1961–62 school year, before moving to the college level.
Roy Kidd had become the football coach in 1956 and the Purples recorded a 41-10-1 record over the next five years (1956–60).

Roy Kidd Stadium

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A member of the OVC and Kentucky Athletics Hall of Fame, the Colonels' stadium was named Roy Kidd Stadium in his honor.
The stadium was originally named Hanger Field just like its predecessor but was later renamed in 1990 for long-time EKU Head Football Coach Roy Kidd, who achieved well over 300 wins in his career at the university and led the team to two Division I-AA National Championships in 1979 and 1982.

Eastern Kentucky Colonels

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Much of the success came during the long tenure of head coach Roy Kidd from 1964 to 2002.

American football

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Roy Kidd (born December 4, 1931) is a former collegiate football league player and coach.

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His 314 career victories are second-most in NCAA Division I-AA/FCS history, trailing only those of Grambling State's Eddie Robinson.

Eddie Robinson (American football coach)

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His 314 career victories are second-most in NCAA Division I-AA/FCS history, trailing only those of Grambling State's Eddie Robinson.

College Football Hall of Fame

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Kidd was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 2003.

Basketball

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Kidd was a star football, basketball, and baseball player at Corbin High School in the Whitley County portion of Corbin, Kentucky.

Baseball

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Kidd was a star football, basketball, and baseball player at Corbin High School in the Whitley County portion of Corbin, Kentucky.

Whitley County, Kentucky

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Kidd was a star football, basketball, and baseball player at Corbin High School in the Whitley County portion of Corbin, Kentucky.

The Courier-Journal

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He graduated from Corbin in 1950 after being chosen as a first team All-State football player for the 1949 season by The Courier-Journal of Louisville.

Louisville, Kentucky

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He graduated from Corbin in 1950 after being chosen as a first team All-State football player for the 1949 season by The Courier-Journal of Louisville.

Athletic scholarship

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Kidd was signed to a football scholarship by Eastern Kentucky State College and played quarterback at the Richmond school from 1950 to 1953.

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Kidd was signed to a football scholarship by Eastern Kentucky State College and played quarterback at the Richmond school from 1950 to 1953.

Richmond, Kentucky

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Kidd was signed to a football scholarship by Eastern Kentucky State College and played quarterback at the Richmond school from 1950 to 1953.

Bear Bryant

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Kidd actually turned down a scholarship to play for Bear Bryant at the University of Kentucky because his favorite sport was baseball and the football coaches at Eastern Kentucky were willing to let him play both sports.