Arleigh B. Templeton and SHSU Football


Arleigh B. Templeton was Sam Houston State University’s 8th president from 1965-1970. Under Templeton’s leadership, Sam Houston transitioned from Sam Houston State Teachers College to Sam Houston State College and then finally to Sam Houston State University. He would eventually leave Sam Houston to serve as the first president of University of Texas-San Antonio.

Here are pictures of Templeton as he watches the SHSU football team practice in 1969.



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