James B. Modesitt

James B. Modesitt
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1875-11-24)November 24, 1875[1]
Terre Haute, Indiana, United States
Died September 13, 1946(1946-09-13) (aged 70)[2]
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1898–1899 Wabash
Head coaching record
Overall 3–5–2
College Football Data Warehouse

James B. Modesitt was the 12th head football coach for the Wabash College Little Giants located in Crawfordsville, Indiana and he held that position for two seasons, from 1898 until 1899. His career coaching record at Wabash was 3 wins, 5 losses, and 2 ties. This ranks him 20th at Wabash in total wins and 23rd at Wabash in winning percentage (0.400). Modesitt was the first coach at Wabash to hold the post for more than one season since the program began in 1884.[3]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Rank#
Wabash Little Giants (Independent) (1898–1899)
1898 Wabash 2–5–1
1899 Wabash 1–0–1
Team: 3–5–2 0–0
Total: 3–5–2
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
#Rankings from final Coaches' Poll.


External links

  • College Football Data Warehouse

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