Vernon Cole
Born:(1938-05-26)May 26, 1938
Pilot Point, Texas, U.S.
Died:June 23, 1972(1972-06-23) (aged 34)
Waco, Texas, U.S.
Career information
CFL statusAmerican
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight190 lb (86 kg)
CollegeNorth Texas
AFL draft1960 / Round: Second Selections
Drafted byDallas Texans
Career history
As player
1960Winnipeg Blue Bombers
1964Montreal Alouettes

Francis Vernon Cole (May 26, 1938 – June 23, 1972) was a Canadian football player who played for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He played college football at the University of North Texas.[1] He died in 1972 after a long illness.[2]


  1. ^ "Vernon Cole football statistics on".
  2. ^ "Former NTSU Star Vernon Cole Dies After Long Illness", June 25, 1972, Denton Record-Chronicle, Denton, Texas, page 28