John Cofield

Published on March 23rd, 2023 | by John Cofield


John Cofield’s Photo of the Week: “Johnny Vaught and Archie Manning”

As an adult, I soon realized that Dad’s photographs of William Faulkner were his most prized captures. But as a kid, he was my hero for photographing Ole Miss heroes Johnny Vaught and Archie Manning in 1969 at Hemingway Stadium

*Photograph by Jack Cofield © Ole Miss Athletics 

Head Coach John Vaught with All-American quarterback Archie Manning – Ole Miss File Photo

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About the Author

John Cofield grew up in Oxford. He is a local historian and author. John is the son of renowned University photographer, Jack Cofield. His grandfather, J. R. "Colonel" Cofield, was William Faulkner's personal photographer, and for decades was Ole Miss annual photographer. Four generations of the Cofield family have contributed to Oxford's pictorial history.

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