July 7, 2014
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Former Colorado A&M coach and athletic director Harry Hughes will be inducted into the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Hall of Fame on Friday, July 11 for his legacy as a football coach.
The native of Norman, Okla., who was the eighth football coach is program history, led the football program to 126 wins in 31 seasons (1911-41). To this day, he is the longest-serving football coach in school history. Hughes won eight RMAC Conference Championships with the Aggies football team.
Hughes did it all for the Aggies. Along with coaching football, he also led the Aggies basketball, baseball and track teams. Hughes remained with the Aggies after he retired from coaching as Colorado A&M’s athletic director.
When Colorado State build its current football stadium in 1968, it was named Hughes Stadium in honor of the legendary coach and athletic director.
The RMAC Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet, which will be held at the Colorado Springs Marriott Hotel, will begin with a cocktail hour at 5 p.m., prior to the ceremony beginning at 7 p.m. Colorado State Volunteer Historian John Hirn will be accepting the honor on behalf of the late Hughes. Tickets are $60 per individual. More information can be found by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
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