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Re: BELL in Polk~Floyd GA & Calhoun AL
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Judy. Bill Bell was on the 1929-32 Ohio State team with the great Sid Gillman (former coach of the San Diago Chargers, and Houston Oilers. Coach Gentry's wife is till living in Nashville, her name is Carrie. Gentry's son Howard Gentry jr. ran for mayor of Nashville recently. Coach Genrty went to A & T with Coach Bell, and then to Wilberforce, then to Tennessee State. I'm originally from Rome, Georgia (Floyd County) and am related to the Sam's and Chubbs of Cave Springs, Georgia and Chubb town.
Coach Bell's photo is on page 43 of Michael Hurd's book, 100 years of black college football.
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