Henry Gorman "Hank" Crisp, 1896-1970
Football coaches---University of Alabama
The 1934 edition of the University of Alabama Corolla was dedicated to Henry Gorman "Hank" Crisp. Crisp was born in Crisp, North Carolina, on Dec. 10, 1896. He was coach in several sports at the University of Alabama beginning in 1921 and became athletic director in 1931 and was on the staff until 1957 with short tenures elsewhere.. Crisp was credited with the progress of athletics at Alabama. Crisp had lost his right hand at the age of 13 in an accident while helping his father fill a silo. He died on Jan 23, 1970, at 73.
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