Summary: Robert "Ty" Cashion, PhD, is Professor of History at Sam Houston State University. He is the author of several books, including Pigskin Pulpit: A Social History of Texas High School Football Coaches (2006), The New Frontier: A Contemporary History of Fort Worth and Tarrant County (2006) and co-editor of The Human Tradition in Texas. His research interests include the American West, Texas, social history and the Spanish borderlands. He is a member of the Texas Institute of Letters and serves on the editorial board of Sound Historian: The Oral History Journal of Texas. Autographed copies of his books can be found in the Susan Murrin Pritchett Collection. The image shown is a 1999 note to sports writer Dan Jenkins that accompanies the Archives' autographed copy of Pigskin Pulpit.
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