John Levings
John Levings
Full Name:  John Calvin Levings
     Born:  August 12, 1941 in Superior, Wi
     Died:  November 12, 2011 in Harlingen, Tx
   School:  Tremble Tech High School in Fort Worth, Texas


FSU Career
Football
Year  No  Pos     Hgt  Wgt  Cl  Ltr  Hometown
1960  65  G       6-0  230  So   *   Fort Worth, TX              
1961  65  G       5-11 211  Jr   *   Fort Worth, TX              
1962  65  G       6-0  214  Sr   *   Fort Worth, TX              


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Obituary for John Calvin Levings
Published in the Valley Morning Star on November 15, 2011

John Calvin (Coach) Levings has died on November 12, 2011 in Harlingen, Texas. He was born in Superior, Wisconsin on August 12, 1941 and was 70 years old at the time of his passing. He was preceded in death by his mother Dorothy Smith Levings, and father Donald James Levings, Sr. He is survived by his loving wife of 39 years, Christine Kay Sheehe Levings, daughter Sarah Elizabeth Levings, son, Stephen Michael Levings, daughter in law, Erika Levings, and grandchildren Aidee, Hector, Ian, Angel, Abigail Grace, and Natalia Christine; sisters Margaret Christensen (Carl) of Laguna Vista, TX, Marilyn Rangel (Lionel) of Weslaco, TX, Marcia Levings, and Maria Levings of Arlington, TX; brothers Donald James Levings, Jr. (Cecelia) of Bedford, TX, Bob Levings (Christine) of Deland, FL, and Chuck Levings (Vicki) of North Richland Hills, TX, sisters-in- law, Colleen Pakenham of Pueblo, CO, Kathy Ostrom (Bob) of Corpus Christi, TX, and Janine Hobbs (Tom) of Mt. Dora, FL, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was surrounded in love and blessings with his family at the time of his death. He was first and foremost, a teacher, with a passion for lifelong learning. He was a man of faith with an unwavering devotion to God. It was through his faith, that he was able to touch so many lives with his quiet brilliance. He loved football. He taught life lessons to all the young men he coached through his love of football. He taught social studies, because he had such a passion for the world around him. He was admired for his dedication and work ethic. He graduated from Polytechnic High School in Fort Worth, Texas. He went to Florida State University in 1959, where he played football as a guard. He earned a Bachelor's degree in education and a Masters degree in administration. He served his country in the United States Army as a First Lieutenant. He was at the artillery school at Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas during the Vietnam War. He taught and coached in Florida, Colorado and Texas. He dedicated his life to teaching and coaching. He started his career in Florida and met his wife in Colorado, when he was at the Holy Cross Abbey. They married June 2, 1972. He moved his young family to South Texas in 1979. He taught and coached football in Brownsville, Texas at Gladys Porter High School until 1985, and Homer Hanna High School until 1991. He taught at Weslaco High School, Corpus Christi Carroll High School, Raymondville High School, and then retired from teaching and coaching at Weslaco High School in May of 2003. In total, he dedicated 41 years to his love of education. He was a lifelong Catholic and a member of St. Anthony's Parish in Harlingen, Texas. He loved to read. He loved to play golf. He loved to be outdoors, mostly the Rocky Mountains. He loved to travel. Most of all he loved his family. He will be dearly missed by all who were blessed to have been touched by his living on this earth.



FSU Statistics
Football
Season Statistics
Defense
         |       Tackles        |   Sacks  |    Fumble    |     Pass Defense    | Blkd |   PAT Attempts  |        |         |    |
Year  GP |  ua   a Tot  tfl-yds |   no-yds | ff fr-yds-td | int-yds-td qbh brup | kick |   kick  rsh rcv |   fg   | saf dxp | td | pts
---------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
1960     |   0   0   0  0.0-    |  0.0-    |  0   -  0- 0 |    -  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
1961     |   8   4  12  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0   -  0- 0 |    -  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
1962     |   0   0   0  0.0-    |  0.0-    |  0   -  0- 0 |    -  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
---------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Tot    0 |   8   4  12  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0   0   0  |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Offense/Kick and Punt Returns
         |       Rushing        |      Receiving       |         Passing          |     Kick Returns      |     Punt Returns      |  all
Year  GP |  no  yds  avg td lg  |  no  yds  avg td lg  | cmp- att-int  yds td lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  | purp
---------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
1960     |        0  0.0        |           0.0        |    -    -                |           0.0         |           0.0         |     
1961     |        0  0.0        |           0.0        |    -    -                |           0.0         |           0.0         |     
1962     |        0  0.0        |           0.0        |    -    -                |           0.0         |           0.0         |     
---------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Tot    0 |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0
Football
Game Participation
                            |      Starts
1960                        | GP  Off  Def
----------------------------|--------------
Sep 17 RICHMOND             |  1  RG   RG  
Sep 24 FLORIDA              |  1  RG   RG  
Oct  1 WAKE FOREST          |  1  RG   RG  
Oct  8 CITADEL              |  1  RG   RG  
Nov  4 MIAMI                |  1           
Nov 12 HOUSTON              |  1           
Nov 19 AUBURN               |  1           
----------------------------|--------------
Tot                         |  7   4    4

                            |      Starts
1961                        | GP  Off  Def
----------------------------|--------------
Sep 16 GEORGE WASHINGTON    |  1           
Sep 30 FLORIDA              |  1           
Oct  7 MISSISSIPPI          |  1  RG   RG  
Oct 14 GEORGIA              |  1  RG   RG  
Oct 28 VIRGINIA TECH        |  1  RG   RG  
Nov  4 KENTUCKY             |  1  RG   RG  
Nov 11 CITADEL              |  1           
Nov 18 MISSISSIPPI SOUTHERN |  1           
Nov 25 HOUSTON              |  1           
----------------------------|--------------
Tot                         |  9   4    4

                            |      Starts
1962                        | GP  Off  Def
----------------------------|--------------
Sep 15 CITADEL              |  1           
Sep 22 KENTUCKY             |  1           
Sep 29 FURMAN               |  1           
Oct  5 MIAMI                |  1           
Oct 20 GEORGIA              |  1           
Oct 27 VIRGINIA TECH        |  1           
Nov  3 HOUSTON              |  1           
Nov 10 GEORGIA TECH         |  1           
Nov 17 FLORIDA              |  1           
Nov 24 AUBURN               |  1           
----------------------------|--------------
Tot                         | 10   0    0

----------------------------|--------------
Career Tot                  | 26   8    8
Football
Game Statistics
                            |       Tackles        |   Sacks  |    Fumble    |     Pass Defense    | Blkd |   PAT Attempts  |        |         |    |
1960                        |  ua   a Tot  tfl-yds |   no-yds | ff fr-yds-td | int-yds-td qbh brup | kick |   kick  rsh rcv |   fg   | saf dxp | td | pts
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Sep 24 FLORIDA              |   2   0   2  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Oct 15 MISSISSIPPI SOUTHERN |   1   0   1  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
Nov  4 MIAMI                |   1   1   2  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Tot                         |   4   1   5  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  0-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |  0    0 |  0 |   0

                            |       Tackles        |   Sacks  |    Fumble    |     Pass Defense    | Blkd |   PAT Attempts  |        |         |    |
1961                        |  ua   a Tot  tfl-yds |   no-yds | ff fr-yds-td | int-yds-td qbh brup | kick |   kick  rsh rcv |   fg   | saf dxp | td | pts
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Sep 30 FLORIDA              |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  1-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |   0   0 |  0 |   0
----------------------------|----------------------|----------|--------------|---------------------|------|-----------------|--------|---------|----|----
Tot                         |   0   0   0  0.0-  0 |  0.0-  0 |  0  1-  0- 0 |   0-  0- 0   0   0  |   0  |   0- 0    0   0 |  0- 0  |  0    0 |  0 |   0

                            |       Rushing        |      Receiving       |         Passing          |     Kick Returns      |     Punt Returns      |  all
1960                        |  no  yds  avg td lg  |  no  yds  avg td lg  | cmp- att-int  yds td lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  | purp
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Sep 24 FLORIDA              |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |    -   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0         |   0    0  0.0  0      |     
Oct 15 MISSISSIPPI SOUTHERN |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |    -   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0         |   0    0  0.0  0      |     
Nov  4 MIAMI                |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |    -   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0         |   0    0  0.0  0      |     
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Tot                         |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0

                            |       Rushing        |      Receiving       |         Passing          |     Kick Returns      |     Punt Returns      |  all
1961                        |  no  yds  avg td lg  |  no  yds  avg td lg  | cmp- att-int  yds td lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  |  no  yds  avg td  lg  | purp
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Sep 30 FLORIDA              |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |    -   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0         |   0    0  0.0  0      |     
----------------------------|----------------------|----------------------|--------------------------|-----------------------|-----------------------|-----
Tot                         |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0     |   0-   0- 0     0  0     |   0    0  0.0  0      |   0    0  0.0  0      |    0