Bud Casey

TravisCasey Travis is a native of Dothan, Alabama and graduated from Dothan High School in 1958. He played football at Dothan and was an All-American and an All-State selection. After high school, Casey became a member of Alabama coach “Bear” Bryant’s first recruiting class. He stayed at Alabama for two-and-a-half years before transferring to Northeastern State University if Oklahoma. While at Alabama, Bud played in the first Liberty Bowl. He played two years of football at Northeast and was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in 1966. Casey’s coaching career started in 1968 at Northeastern as Defensive Coordinator. He was three years before moving on to the University of Tampa, Georgia Tech, Texas Tech, Auburn and Texas Christian University. During his coaching career, Bud coached such players as; Freddie Solomon and John Matuezak at Tampa; Eddie Lee Ivory at Georgia Tech; Bo Jackson, Brent Fullwood, Lionel James, Tommy Agee, James Joseph and Stacey Danley at Auburn.

 
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