Interview of James Thompson Prothro Jr.
UCLA and Oregon State University head football coach. Interviewed because of connection to J.D. Morgan, UCLA tennis coach and athletic director.
- Right Man at the Right Time: J. D. Morgan
- Right Man at the Right Time: J.D. Morgan
- SportsUCLA and University of California HistoryUCLA Intercollegiate Athletics Staff
- Biographical Note:
- UCLA and Oregon State University head football coach. Interviewed because of connection to J.D. Morgan, UCLA tennis coach and athletic director.
- Prothro, James Thompson Jr.
- Supporting Documents:
- Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
- Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
- Series Statement:
- This series documents the contribution of UCLA Athletics Coach J.D. Morgan through interviews with individuals who had worked with Morgan both inside and outside the UCLA community.
- James Thompson Prothro Jr. on his memories of J. D. Morgan: Morgan as a coaching colleague and friend; Contact while Prothro coached at Oregon State; First discussions of head football coaching job; Scheduling football games; Morgan’s unique qualifications as athletic director; Stature in conference and throughout the country; Influence in NCAA; Personality; Morgan’s personality; Illness and its impact on athletic department; Philosophy of success in intercollegiate athletics.