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Famous People from Floyd County, Texas

Colby Carthel

Colby CarthelColby Carthel was born August 29, 1976 in Floydada Texas. He is a the head coach of the Stephen F. Austin State University, a position he has held since December 2018. Previous to his time as head coach, he was the defensive coordinator for his father and former West Texas A&M University head coach, Don Carthel, from 2006 to 2012 in Canyon Texas. He played college football at Angelo State University in San Angelo where he was an all-conference linebacker.

He attended Friona High School in Friona, Texas where he captained the football team and led them to a district championship during the 1994 season. He also went to the State Track & Field Championships for his high school, placing fourth in the discus throw. He graduated from Friona High School in 1995.


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