Rip Major

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Rip Major
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born Auburn, Alabama
Alma mater Auburn University
Playing career
Football
1910–1912 Auburn
Position(s) Fullback, quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1913 Clemson (assistant)
1919 Wofford
1922–1926 Wofford
Basketball
1919–1920 Wofford
1921–1926 Wofford
Baseball
1919–1920 Wofford
Head coaching record
Overall 19–34–1 (football)
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
All-Southern (1912)

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

Auburn[edit]

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

1912[edit]

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

Wofford[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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.