Category:Players of American football from New Hampshire
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The following 32 pages are in this category, out of 32 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 32 pages are in this category, out of 32 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Amos Foster – Amos Parker Foster was an American football and basketball player and coach in the early 1900s. He was a 1904 graduate of Dartmouth College where he lettered in basketball and football. Foster served as the football coach at the University of Cincinnati, the University of Nebraska. He was also the basketball coach at Cincinnati for five seasons from 1904 to 1909. After coaching he practiced law in Ohio, Foster was born on March 10,1880 in Keene, New Hampshire. He graduated from Cushing Academy in 1899, where he had played on several athletic teams, Foster lettered in football in 1902 and 1903 for Dartmouth. He helped the 1903 team coached by Fred Folsom to a 9–1 record including the schools first-ever win over Harvard, many of the Eastern writers named him to their All-American team for his success his last year at fullback. Foster was also a letter winner for Dartmouth in basketball. During the 1902–03 season he served as captain and led them to a 7–9 record. Foster started his career while still at Dartmouth, when he took a job as head basketball coach at the Bradford Academy. He held this position for two seasons, Foster was head coach for the Cincinnati Bearcats in both football and basketball. He coached the Cincinnati football team for two seasons 1904 and 1905, in his two years as the Bearcats head coach, he compiled an overall record of 11–4. Fosters most successful year at Cincinnati was in 1904 where he led the Bearcats to a 7–1 record and this team scored 182 points during the season and only gave up 10. Their seven wins included victories over Kentucky, Tennessee. Foster added a 4–3 mark in 1905 before taking over the coaching job at the University of Nebraska for the 1906 season. Foster was also the coach of the basketball squad at Cincinnati from 1904 to 1909. In his five seasons as Bearcats head coach he compiled an record of 30–10. His most successful season was in 1908 where he led the Bearcats to a 9–0 record, even though Foster left Cincinnati to coach football at other schools, he still coached the Bearcats basketball team
2. James A. Baldwin – James Jim Baldwin was an American football player, track athlete, coach of football, basketball, and baseball, and college athletics administrator. Baldwin was also the basketball coach at the same five schools. In addition he served as the baseball coach at Rhode Island State and at Lehigh. From 1916 to 1920, Baldwin was the director at Rhode Island while he coached three sports. Baldwin died on August 2,1964 at a home in Hyannis. Maine Football Coach Has 13 Months Experience as Director in France in his Training, The Lewiston Daily Sun James A. Baldwin at the College Football Data Warehouse
3. Dudley Dean – Dudley Stuart Dean was an All-American football quarterback for Harvard University. He played quarterback for Harvard from 1888-1890 and was selected as an All-American in 1890, Dean also fought with the Rough Riders at the Battle of San Juan Hill during the Spanish–American War. A native of Lake Village, New Hampshire, Dean enrolled at Harvard University, while at Harvard, Dean was the quarterback for Harvards varsity football team. He became famous for his role in Harvards November 1890 football victory over Yale—the first since the schools first met in 1875, a newspaper account of the game described a touchdown run from midfield by Dean. Yale had the ball at midfield when Dean broke through past Hall of Famer Pudge Heffelfinger, the report noted, The ball bounded beautifully for the now famous Dud. He caught it as it came up saying, Now Duds your chance, on the run he was past the Yale backs. and had a clear field to Yales unprotected goal. If the Harvard victory can be ascribed to one man more than any other and his tackling and breaking through were unsurpassed. At the end of the 1890 season, Dean was selected as the quarterback on the All-American football team, Dean also played shortstop and second base for the Harvard baseball team and was captain of that team in 1891. His skills as a player were such that he traveled with Albert Spaldings professional baseball tour of England and was paid £4 a week plus expenses. During the Spanish American War, Dudley enlisted and served with the Rough Riders, in July 1898, after the Battle of San Juan Hill, Dean was one of five members of the regiment mentioned by Theodore Roosevelt for bravery on the battlefield. Upon his return, Dudley told how the Rough Riders had been riddled by the murderous fire from ambush. He called Gen. Wood and Col. Roosevelt dandies and noted, teddy hustled about and saw that food reached us. In October 1898, the New York World published article titled, Dudley S. Dean, Twice a Hero, is, as his friends express it, twice a hero. When Col. Roosevelt organized his regiment of Rough Riders, Mr. Dean was one of the first to enlist and he served throughout the campaign with distinction, and was in the thin brown line that charged up San Juan Hill. But his run at Springfield Nov.22,1890, when Harvard defeated Yale, is what endears him particularly to Harvard football men, on that occasion Dean ran through the entire Yale team for ninety yards and scored a goal. During World War II, Dean was a lieutenant colonel in the U. S. Army Air Forces and was the producer of the play Winged Victory. The play was intended as a booster and fundraiser for the Army Emergency Relief Fund. The play depicted both the training and work of airmen, after graduating from Harvard, Dudley worked for the El Paso and Western Railroad
4. Edward K. Hall – Edward Kimball E. K. Hall was an American football and baseball player and coach, college athletics administrator, lawyer, and business executive. He played college football at Dartmouth College from 1889 to 1891 and then served as the athletic director and his business career included employment as a vice president of American Telephone and Telegraph Company from 1919 to 1930. He also served as a director of companies, including Atlas Corporation, Electric Bond and Share Company. Hall gained his greatest notoriety from his work as an administrator in the years of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. After a spate of fatalities in 1905, football came under fire from college administrators, alumni, the NCAA was formed in March 1906 in response to the controversy, and Hall was chosen to develop changes in the rules to make the game safer and more interesting. He replaced Walter Camp as secretary of footballs rules committee in 1906. Hall was born in 1870 in Granville, Illinois, approximately 100 miles southwest of Chicago and his father, Charles Prentiss Hall, was a New Hampshire native, teacher and high school principal who had served in the 14th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry during the American Civil War. His mother, Lucia Cotton Kimball Hall, was also a New Hampshire native, by 1880, Hall had moved to Hinsdale, New Hampshire, where his father became the superintendent of schools. Hall attended preparatory school at the St. Johnsbury Academy in Vermont and he then attended Oberlin College in Ohio for one year before enrolling at Dartmouth College. He played at the end position on the Dartmouth football team and was captain of the 1891 team. In July 1892, several days after graduating from Dartmouth, Hall was hired by the University of Illinois to serve as football coach. He announced at the time that he would spend the working as a waiter at a hotel in Old Orchard Beach, Maine. He was the head football coach at Illinois, held that position for the 1892 and 1893 seasons. His 1892 team compiled a 9–4–1 record, played the first games in the rivalries with Northwestern and Chicago. Hall was also the first head coach at Illinois, coaching three seasons from 1892 to 1894 and tallying a mark of 30–17. While at Illinois, Hall also studied law at the office of a prominent lawyer in Urbana, Illinois, Hall earned an LL. B from Harvard Law School in 1896. He was admitted to the Pennsylvania bar in 1896 and practiced law in Scranton and he moved to Boston and was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in 1898. He practiced law in Boston with Samuel L. Powers at the firm of Powers, from 1913 to 1917, he was vice president of the New England Telephone and Telegraph Company
5. Ed Hart – Edward J. Hart was an American football tackle. He was a consensus All-American in 1911, Hart played high school football at Phillips Exeter Academy. In his last game at Phillips Exeter he suffered a dislocation in his neck when he ran into a goalpost and this resulted in Hart having to wear a neckbrace for his first three years of college football at Princeton University. He removed the brace in 1911 and he was the captain of the Princeton Tigers football team in 1910 and 1911. Hart was a captain in the United States Army in World War I and he was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1954
6. William Odlin – William Odlin was an American lawyer and college football coach. He served as the coach at Brown in 1893. Odlin was born on April 5,1865 in Laconia, New Hampshire and he attended boarding school at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. He continued his education at Dartmouth College, from which he graduated in 1890, Odlin is credited with reviving interest in football at the college. Odlin played on the team as a fullback, and served as its captain for four years. Upon graduation, he continued on to law, which he practiced in Boston with the firm Odlin & Ruggles. In 1893, he took over as the coach of the Brown University football team. He served in that position for one season and amassed a 6–3 record
7. J. W. H. Pollard – John William Hobbs Doc Pollard was an American football player and coach of football, basketball, and baseball. Pollard also coached baseball at Alabama from 1907–1910 and at Washington and Lee, Pollard was born on February 22,1872 in Brentwood, New Hampshire. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1895 and earned an MD from the University of Vermont in 1901, Pollard was the ninth head football coach for at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and he held that position for the 1901 season. His coaching record at Lehigh was 1 wins,11 losses and this ranks him 29th at Lehigh in terms of total wins and 29th at Lehigh in terms of winning percentage. Pollard was named the football coach at the University of Alabama where he stayed from 1906 until the end of the 1909 season. He found more success at Alabama, where his teams accumulated a record of 21 wins,4 losses, against Auburn in his first season, Pollard used a military shift never before seen in the south. His success at Alabama was not without failures, the first season Pollard coached the Crimson Tide, they achieved a record of 5 wins and 1 loss. However, that one loss was a 78–0 thrashing by Vanderbilt in Nashville,1907, Pollards second season at Alabama, was similar. The team produced a record of 5 wins,1 loss, however, the one loss was a 54–4 pounding by Sewanee. By 1909, his team produced more consistent results, no team scored on the Crimson Tide until the last two games, and their only loss came in the last game of the season by a score of 12–6 against LSU at home. Pollard coached at Washington and Lee University in 1911, finishing with a record of 4–2–2, J. W. H. Pollard at the College Football Data Warehouse
8. Andre Ramsey – Andre Alexander Ramsey is an American football offensive tackle who is currently a free agent. He was signed by the Seattle Seahawks as a free agent in 2009. He played college football at Ball State, Ramsey has also been a member of the Buffalo Bills, New York Jets, Baltimore Ravens, Miami Dolphins, Kansas City Command and the Carolina Panthers. After going undrafted in the 2009 NFL Draft, Ramsey signed with the Seattle Seahawks as a free agent. He was waived during final cuts on September 5, Ramsey was signed to the practice squad of the Buffalo Bills on September 23,2009. He remained there until being promoted to the roster on December 11 after offensive tackle Demetrius Bell was placed on injured reserve. He was released on September 4,2010, the New York Jets signed Ramsey to the teams practice squad on October 25,2010. Ramsey was released by the team on December 8,2010, after trying out for the Ravens on December 14,2010, Ramsey was signed to the teams practice squad on December 16. Attended training camp with Baltimore and was waived in the roster cutdown on September 3,2011. The team signed Ramsey to their squad on November 30,2011. He was on the roster for one game before being released. Following his release from the Dolphins Ramsey signed with the Kansas City Command of the Arena Football League, the 2012 Arena Football League season spanned from March 9,2012 – July 22,2012. Signed as a free-agent by the Panthers on August 10,2012 and he was released five days later on August 15,2012. On March 26,2013 Andre Ramsey signed with the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League, in June 2015, Ramsey signed with the Calgary Stampeders. On December 7,2015, Ramsey was assigned to the Orlando Predators, on May 25,2016, Ramsey was placed on recallable reassignment. Buffalo Bills bio Seattle Seahawks bio Ball State Cardinals bio BC Lions bio