Cecil Devine [Football '13]

Cecil “Andy” Devine graduated from Connors State College in 1952, where he played football and baseball. He was an All-Conference defensive end for the Cowboys before moving on to Northeastern State University, where he graduated in 1953.

Devine coached for 26 years following graduation from college, both on the high school and collegiate level. 

On the high school level he started the football program at Apache High School and won 27 consecutive games. 

When he was not coaching Devine officiated high school basketball for 21 years and college basketball for 10 years. Devine was named to the Southwest Officials Hall of Fame, is a member of the Oklahoma Officials Hall of Fame and Oklahoma Coaches Hall of Fame, Special Recognition.

Devine also served as Director of Football and Officials of all Sports for the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Athletic Association for 15 years.

While coaching at Southwestern Oklahoma State University he led the Bulldogs baseball team to the 1972 NAIA World Series, placing third. He is also a member of the Northeastern State University Athletic Hall of Fame.

Devine and his wife Delma have two children, Randy and Diana.