Compton Award, 1975

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Title

Compton Award, 1975

Subject

Compton, Charlie
Watson, Allan R., 1923-2001
Bryant, Paul W., 1913-1983
Fraley, Robert, 1953-1999
Calvary Baptist Church (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Churches

Description

Robert Fraley is presented the Compton Award by Calvary Baptist Church.

Left is Rev. Allan R. Watson, minister of the church; Robert Fraley; and Alabama Coach Paul W. Bryant. The person on the right is unidentified.

The Charlie Compton Award was presented annually to a senior athlete at the University of Alabama who had demonstrated outstanding Christian character and leadership. Charlie Compton is a former Bama football player who later became a missionary to Brazil. He died in a car accident in 1971.

Fraley was the 1975 recipient of the award. Fraley was a quarterback for the Alabama Crimson Tide. He became a sports agent after graduation. He was killed in a plane crash in 1999 at age 46.

Date

1975

Contributor

Betty Slowe (Description)

Type

Photograph

Identifier

2588

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 inches by 10 inches

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