Danny Coale '07 Named 2011 James Tatum Award Recipient

December 1, 2011


Danny Coale ’07, a Virginia Tech senior wide receiver, is the 2011 ACC James Tatum Award recipient. The award is given annually in memory of the late Jim Tatum to the top senior student-athlete among the ACC’s football players. Tatum, a two-time ACC Coach of the Year, coached in the fifties at both the University of Maryland and University of North Carolina and greatly honored the concept of a 'student-athlete.'

Coale is the first Virginia Tech football player to be honored with the Tatum Award. For more information about the award and Coale, please click here.

While at Episcopal, Coale served as a monitor and was on the Athletic Advisory Board for four years. He was also a four-year member of the varsity football, indoor track, and lacrosse teams. Coale and his older brother, Kevin ’04, grew up in Lexington, Va., with their parents, James and Kathleen Coale.

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