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Alonzo (Jake) Gaither

Born: Apr. 11, 1903

head coach at Florida A&M for 25 years; led Rattlers to 6 national black college titles; retired after 1969 season with record of 203-36-4 and a winning percentage of .844; coined phrase, “I like my boys agile, mobile and hostile.”

Died: Feb. 18, 1994

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