Don Salls

Donald J. Salls (born June 24, 1919) is a former American football player and coach.[1] He served as the head football coach at Jacksonville State University from 1946 to 1952 and from 1954 to 1964.[2] He was a World War II veteran and a Purple Heart recipient.[3]

Don Salls
Biographical details
Born (1919-06-24) June 24, 1919 (age 101)
Trenton, New Jersey
Playing career
Position(s)Fullback, linebacker
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1946–1952Jacksonville State
1954–1964Jacksonville State


  1. ^ "Reliving the tradition with Don Salls". Alabama Crimson Tide. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  2. ^ "Don Salls". Jacksonville State Gamecocks. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  3. ^ "Donald J. "Donnie" Salls". Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved December 30, 2018.