Deaths within the Austin College community impact campus individuals—and alumni, parents, and friends around the globe. This site offers an opportunity to share condolences, memories, and thoughts from the Austin College family, both near and far.
The Austin College community is mourning the loss of legendary former
coach Ralph “Slats” McCord, who passed away at his home. A
1950 graduate of Austin College and one of the most beloved figures in
the school’s history, McCord coached six sports over the span of five