Elmer McDevitt

Elmer W. McDevitt
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1887-12-09)December 9, 1887[1]
Cloquet, Minnesota
Died May 4, 1940(1940-05-04) (aged 52)[2]
St. Louis County, Minnesota
Playing career
1911 Yale
Position(s) Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Yale (assistant)
Head coaching record
Overall 14–15–2
College Football Data Warehouse

Elmer William McDevitt (December 9, 1887 – May 4, 1940) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Northwestern University from 1920 to 1921 and at the University of Denver from 1923 to 1924, compiling a career college football record of 14–15–2. McDevitt's coaching record at Northwestern was 4–10. This ranks him 20th at Northwestern in total wins and 21st at Northwestern in winning percentage.[3]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Northwestern Purple (Big Ten Conference) (1920–1921)
1920 Northwestern 3–4 2–3 7th
1921 Northwestern 1–6 0–5 10th
Northwestern: 4–10 2–8
Denver Pioneers (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) (1923–1924)
1923 Denver 6–3 4–3 5th
1924 Denver 4–2–2 3–2–2 T–5th
Denver: 10–5–2 7–5–2
Total: 14–15–2


External links

  • College Football Data Warehouse

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