October 7, 1921|
Sugar Valley, Georgia
|Died||January 27, 2011
|NFL Draft||1948 / Round 1 / Pick 5|
|College Football Hall of Fame, 40064|
Vaughn Mancha (October 7, 1921 – January 27, 2011) was a professional American football player who played professionally for the Boston Yanks. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1990. He was named to the All-SEC team during his career at the University of Alabama, where he played from 1944 through 1947. Earned all-SEC & All American honors as a four year starter at University of Alabama; played in Rose Bowl and two Sugar Bowls; voted All-Time Sugar Bowl team. Coached football at Livingston State University, Columbia University, and Florida State University and served as FSU Athletic Director.
Other honors include induction into the Florida State Sports Hall of Fame, the Tallahassee Sports Hall of Fame, and was selected to Alabama's All-Century Team. He was married to Sybil Mancha. They have three children and four grandchildren.
Head coaching record
|Livingston State Tigers (Alabama Intercollegiate Conference) (1949–1951)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
- Don Kausler, Jr. (January 27, 2011). "Alabama football legend Vaughn Mancha passes away at age 89". al.com. Retrieved January 27, 2011.
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