The renowned football, basketball and baseball player and coach who stated,”It is how you show up at the showdown that counts”, was born in what southern state? – 2017

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The renowned football, basketball and baseball player and coach who stated, “It is how you show up at the showdown that counts”, was born in what southern state?

Alabama

It is how you show up at the showdown that counts.
– Homer Norton

Homer Hill Norton (December 30, 1896 – May 26, 1965) was an American football, basketball, and baseball player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Centenary College of Louisiana from 1919 to 1921 and 1926 to 1933 and at Texas A&M University from 1934 to 1947, compiling a career college football record of 143–75–18.

Biographical details
Born December 30, 1896
Carrollton, Alabama

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