University of Kentucky

Howard Schnellenberger played for the Wildcats from 1952-55 under head coaches Paul “Bear” Bryant and Blanton Collier. Schnellenberger earned All-American honors in 1955. After his playing career in the CFL, Schnellenberger returned to Kentucky as an assistant under Collier in 1959 to begin his long and legendary coaching career. Schnellenberger is a member of the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame and was honored by having his jersey retired in 1992. Schnellenberger was inducted into Kentucky’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni in 2005.

Kentucky while Schnellenberger was there

1952 5-4-2
1953 7-2-1
1954 7-3-0
1955 6-3-1

Hear Howard in his own words talk about being a student athlete and a coach at the University of Kentucky

Coach Schnellenberger talks about Kentucky