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Frank Simpson (American football)

Frank Simpson
Sketch of Simpson in The San Francisco Call, 1896
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born February 1872
California, United States
Died December 8, 1929(1929-12-08) (aged 57)
near Alvarado, California
Playing career
1895–1897 California[1]
Position(s) Tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1898–1899
1901
Oregon
California
Head coaching record
Overall 15–3–2
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Frank William Simpson was an American football coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Oregon from 1898 to 1899 and at the University of California, Berkeley in 1901, compiling a career college football record of 15–3–2. From 1898 to 1899, he guided the Oregon Webfoots to a 6–3–1 record. At California in 1901, he coached the Golden Bears to a 9–0–1 record.

Simpson was killed instantly when his car crashed into a tree when he and his wife were returning from a duck hunt hear Alvarado, California in December 1929. His wife later died in hospital.[2][3]

Head coaching record

Simpson pictured in the 1901 California football team photo
Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Oregon Webfoots (Independent) (1898–1899)
1898 Oregon 3–1
1899 Oregon 3–2–1
Oregon: 6–3–1
California Golden Bears (Independent) (1901)
1901 California 9–0–1
California: 9–0–1
Total: 15–3–2

References

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Accident Victims Friends of Millers", Woodland Daily Democrat, Tuesday, December 10, 1929, Woodland, California, United States Of America
  3. ^ "Rites Held For Crash Victims", Oakland Tribune, Tuesday, December 10, 1929, Oakland, California, United States Of America

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