Bobby ConlinFootball Coach, 1970-96
Brother Martin High School
The Brother Martin football team was coached for 27 seasons (1970-1996) by the former De La Salle basketball standout, who compiled a 204-99-5 record, the most wins for any Catholic League football coach through 2012, and the most for any New Orleans-area coach in Louisiana’s highest classification. He led the Crusaders to the 1971 Class 4A state championship with a 23-0 victory over archrival St. Augustine. Brother Martin also reached the championship game in 1989, losing to Ouachita Parish. Conlin was posthumously inducted into the LHSAA Hall of Fame in 2003.
[Bio courtesy of the New Orleans High School Sports Hall of Fame, Ye Olde College Inn]