Darrell Tully
Personal information
Date of birth: (1917-12-14)December 14, 1917
Place of birth: Henryetta, Oklahoma
Date of death: February 4, 1997(1997-02-04) (aged 79)
Career information
College: East Texas State
NFL Draft: 1939 / Round: 7 / Pick: 57
No regular season or postseason appearances
Career history
* Detroit Lions (1939)
Career highlights and awards
Rushing attempts     31
Rushing yards     50
Touchdowns     1
Stats at
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Darrell Dean Tully (December 14, 1917 – February 4, 1997) was an American football player and coach. He graduated from Eastland High School in 1935 and went on to play at East Texas State. A 7th round selection in the 1939 NFL Draft, Tully played one season for the Detroit Lions. Later Tully became head football coach and athletic director at Spring Branch High School from 1957 until 1964. In 1964 Tully became full-time athletic director for the Spring Branch Independent School District and remained in that capacity until his retirement in 1978. The Darrell Tully Stadium in Houston, Texas is named in his honor.[1]



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