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Grady Lynn Allen


Grady Allen

Date of Birth: January 1, 1946, in San Augustine, Texas

Date of Death: December 4, 2012, in Dallas, Texas (66 years old)



Did you know?

Grady Allen earned consensus All-Southwest Conference honors as a senior

when he helped lead the Aggies to the 1967 SWC Championship and the school’s

first berth in the Cotton Bowl in more than 25 years. Allen and the Aggies upset

Paul “Bear” Bryant’s Alabama Crimson Tide, 20-16, in the 1968 Cotton Bowl.

A team captain as a senior, Allen also received the Aggie Heart Award, which is the

most coveted and cherished honor given to a Texas A&M football player and is based

on effort, desire, determination, competitiveness, leadership and courage.



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