Fred Dawson

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Fred Dawson

Dawson from 1921 Cornhusker
Sport(s)Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born(1884-04-26)April 26, 1884
Warren, Massachusetts
DiedAugust 18, 1965(1965-08-18) (aged 81)
Omaha, Nebraska
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1918–1919
1921–1924
1925–1928
1931–1933

Basketball
1918–1919

Baseball
1918
1919

Columbia
Nebraska
Denver
Virginia


Columbia


Princeton
Columbia
Head coaching record
Overall52–45–10 (football)
3–6 (basketball)
11–11 (baseball)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
 
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Fred Dawson

Dawson from 1921 Cornhusker
Sport(s)Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born(1884-04-26)April 26, 1884
Warren, Massachusetts
DiedAugust 18, 1965(1965-08-18) (aged 81)
Omaha, Nebraska
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1918–1919
1921–1924
1925–1928
1931–1933

Basketball
1918–1919

Baseball
1918
1919

Columbia
Nebraska
Denver
Virginia


Columbia


Princeton
Columbia
Head coaching record
Overall52–45–10 (football)
3–6 (basketball)
11–11 (baseball)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Frederick Thomas Dawson (April 26, 1884 – August 18, 1965) was an American football, basketball, and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at Columbia University (1918–1919), the University of Nebraska (1921–1924), the University of Denver (1925–1928), and the University of Virginia (1931–1933). Dawson also coached the basketball team at Columbia during the 1918–1919 season and baseball at Princeton University in 1918 and at Columbia in 1919.

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Early life

Dawson was born to Sylvester and Elizabeth Peers Dawson, the 11th of 12 children. Dawson was a 1910 graduate of Princeton University.

Later life

Health problems eventually forced Dawson to leave the coaching field. After retiring from coaching, he became an industrial psychologist and a well known public speaker. Dawson died on August 18, 1965 at a hospital in Omaha, Nebraska.[1]

Head coaching record

Football

YearTeamOverallConferenceStanding
Columbia Lions (Independent) (1918–1919)
1918Columbia5–1
1919Columbia2–4–3
Columbia:7–5–3
Nebraska Cornhuskers (Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1921–1924)
1921Nebraska7–13–01st
1922Nebraska7–15–01st
1923Nebraska4–2–23–0–21st
1924Nebraska5–33–12nd
Nebraska:23–7–214–1–2
Denver Pioneers (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) (1925–1928)
1925Denver1–61–611th
1926Denver4–44–4T–6th
1927Denver5–25–12nd
1928Denver4–4–13–4–17th
Denver:14–16–113–15–1
Virginia Cavaliers (Southern Conference) (1931–1933)
1931Virginia1–7–20–5–122nd
1932Virginia5–42–3T–13th
1933Virginia2–6–21–3–18th
Virginia:8–17–43–11–2
Total:52–45–10

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