Irving Pray

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Irving Pray
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1886-12-25)December 25, 1886
Natick, Massachusetts
Died August 27, 1948(1948-08-27) (aged 61)
Alexandria, Louisiana
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1916 LSU
1919 LSU
1922 LSU
Head coaching record
Overall 11–9

Irving Rudolph Pray[1] (December 25, 1886 – August 27, 1948) was an American football coach. He served as the head coach at Louisiana State University (LSU) for part of the 1916 season and for full seasons in 1919 and 1922, compiling a career record of 11–9. Pray was a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was born in Natick, Massachusetts[2] and died in Alexandria, Louisiana.[3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
LSU Tigers (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1916)
1916 LSU 2–0* 1–0*
LSU Tigers (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1919)
1919 LSU 6–2 2–2
LSU Tigers (Southern Conference) (1922)
1922 LSU 3–7 1–2 T–12th
LSU: 11–9 4–4 *First 5 games of season were coached by E. T. MacDonnell and the last 3 by Dana X. Bible.
Total: 11–9

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1915). Register of Former Students with an Account of the Alumni Associations, May 1915. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. p. 399. Retrieved April 13, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Person Details for Irving Rudolph Pray, "Massachusetts, Births, 1841-1915" — FamilySearch.org". familysearch.org. Retrieved April 13, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Person Details for Irving R Pray, "Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1956" — FamilySearch.org". familysearch.org. Retrieved April 13, 2015.