Eddie Crowder (2003)

Induction Sponsored by

Jack Mills and Jakie Sandefer,
the University of Oklahoma
Athletic Department

Muskogee, Oklahoma native Eddie Crowder was an All-American quarterback and safety for the University of Oklahoma from 1950-1952. He served as an assistant coach under two coaching greats, Army’s Red Blaik, and Oklahoma's Bud Wilkinson. He joined the University of Colorado as head football coach in 1963 and as athletic director in 1965. His squads won three bowl championships, maintained national rankings, and had an overall record of 67-49-2. He produced nine All-Americans, 33 Big Eight conference selections, five Academic All-Americans and 37 NFL draft choices. He was inducted into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame in 1990.