Harris Coleman

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Harris Coleman
Biographical details
Born(1893-05-31)May 31, 1893
Stanford, Kentucky
DiedMarch 16, 1972(1972-03-16) (aged 78)
Louisville, Kentucky
Playing career
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Head coaching record

Harris Woolfolk Coleman (May 31, 1893 – March 16, 1972) was an American football player, coach, and lawyer. He served as the head football coach at the University of Virginia for one season in 1919, compiling a record of 2–5–2. Coleman was born in 1893 in Stanford, Kentucky.[1] Coleman later practiced law in Louisville as a partner in the firm Coleman & White. He served as county attorney for Jefferson County, Kentucky from 1927 to 1934. He was also active in the Louisville-Jefferson County Republican organization.[2] He died in 1972.[3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Virginia Cavaliers (South Atlantic Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1919)
1919 Virginia 2–5–2 1–2–1 T–8th
Virginia: 2–5–2 1–2–1
Total: 2–5–2


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  2. ^ University of Virginia. Alumni Association; Crenshaw, L.D. (1921). Directory of the living alumni of the University of Virginia. 440. University of Virginia Press. Retrieved 2015-04-05.
  3. ^ University of Virginia. Alumni Association (1972). University of Virginia Alumni News. Alumni Association of the University of Virginia. ISSN 0195-8798. Retrieved 2015-04-05.