Melvin Vines

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Melvin Vines
Biographical details
Born(1904-02-20)February 20, 1904
Walker County, Alabama
DiedDecember 26, 1984(1984-12-26) (aged 80)
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Playing career
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1930–1941Athens HS (AL)
1944Jackson County HS (AL)
1946Mortimer Jordan HS (AL)
1948–1961Hueytown HS (AL)
Head coaching record
Overall135–101–21 (high school)

Melvin Lane Vines (February 20, 1904 – December 26, 1984) was an American football player and coach. He was a high school football coach for many years in the state of Alabama.[1] Vines served as the head football coach at the University of Tampa in 1942. As a college football player, he was a member of two national championship teams at the University of Alabama.[2]


  1. ^ "Melvin Vines". Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  2. ^ Roberts, Mary K. Hueytown. Arcadia Publishing. Retrieved December 30, 2018.

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