Elgin's new head football coach Chalmer Wyatt knew from the young age of eight that he wanted to teach and coach high school football.

But what if these dreams had not come true?

Coach Wyatt believes that he would have followed in the footsteps of his father Wes and became a farmer and a rancher. That would only seem natural for someone who was named after a brand of tractor.

In May of 1901, the Allis-Chalmers company was formed and was a major manufacturer of farm equipment until the company folded their operations in 1985.

Fortunately, Chalmer was able to pursue his athletic aspirations and played football, basketball and baseball during his career at Elgin High School.

On the gridiron, he played for the Owls during the 2007-2010 seasons. He was named to the Oklahoma Coaches Association (OCA) All-Star by class team his senior year as a wide receiver.

Chalmer then continued his sports career at Rose State in Midwest City and played baseball for the Raiders.



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