Allison also played left field on the OU baseball team. He was drafted by the NFL Chicago Bears and also was offered a baseball contract by the Boston Red Sox.
Allison went into coaching and reinstated the football program at Harding University. Allison was on Gomer Jones' OU staff in 1964 and 1965.
Allison entered the ministry and helped establish the Whites Ferry Road Church School of Preaching, serving as director for 22 years.
-- By Berry Tramel