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Alfred Lloyd "Flucie" Stewart (August 5, 1906 – November 17, 1956) was an American
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coach. He served as the head football and basketball coach for the
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located in the town of Boone in Watauga County,
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. Stewart also was head basketball coach at
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for two years. A native of Strawn, Texas, Stewart attended
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where he played as an end on the
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from 1929 to 1930. He joined the
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football staff in 1935 as an assistant coach. By 1940, he had taken over as
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. In 1941, he served as head football coach at
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for one season before resigning. Stewart became Maryland head basketball coach in 1947, after the longstanding tenure of Burton Shipley. He was also a member of Jim Tatum's football staff as an assistant coach. Stewart's basketball teams were not successful, however, and after three losing seasons, was replaced by Bud Millikan. He also worked as an
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of
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. Stewart died on November 17, 1956 in
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, succumbing to a two-year illness.ALFRED L. STEWART
''The New York Times'', Nov 18, 1956.


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