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Rip Major

Rip Major
Biographical details
Born Auburn, Alabama
Alma mater Auburn University
Playing career
1910-1912 Auburn
Position(s) FB/QB
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1913 Clemson (assistant)
1919 Wofford
1922-1926 Wofford
Head coaching record
Overall 19–34–1 (.361)
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
All-Southern (1912)

J. P. "Rip" Major was a college football player and coach.


  • Auburn University 1
    • 1912 1.1
  • Wofford College 2
  • References 3

Auburn University

Major was a prominent running back for Mike Donahue's Auburn Tigers of Auburn University.


Major was captain of the team in 1912.[1] He was selected All-Southern.[2]

Wofford College

Rip Major coached the Wofford Terriers football teams of Wofford College in 1919 and from 1922 to 1926.[3]


  1. ^ "Team Captains" (PDF). 
  2. ^ "Consolidated All-Southern Chosen by Ten Scribes; Eleven Like Innis Brown's". Atlanta Constitution. December 3, 1912. p. 10. 
  3. ^ "All-Time Coaching Records". 2013 Wofford College Football Media Guide: 136. 

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