Byron W. Dickson

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Byron W. Dickson
Coach Byron Dickson 2.jpg
Dickson pictured in The Epitome 1910, Lehigh yearbook
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1875-03-18)March 18, 1875[1]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died May 22, 1930(1930-05-22) (aged 55)
Miami Beach, Florida
Playing career
Football
1895–1897

Penn
Position(s) End
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1900
1901
1905
1906–1909
1910–1913
1915
1916
1918
1919

Basketball
1919–1920

Baseball
1909–1910
1911–1913
1920

Gettysburg
South Carolina
Penn (field)
Lehigh
Bucknell
Penn (field)
Penn (chief assistant)
League Island Marines
Franklin & Marshall


Franklin & Marshall


Lehigh
Bucknell
Franklin & Marshall
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1901 South Carolina
Head coaching record
Overall 48–43–9 (football)
7–6 (basketball)
45–53 (baseball)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Dickson pictured in L'Agenda 1916, Bucknell yearbook

Byron Wright "By" Dickson (March 18, 1875 – May 22, 1930) was an American football player and coach of football, basketball, and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at Gettysburg College (1900), the University of South Carolina (1901), Lehigh University (1906–1909), Bucknell University (1910–1913), and Franklin & Marshall (1919), compiling a career college football record of 48–43–9. Dickson was also the head baseball coach at Lehigh (1909–1910), Bucknell (1911–1913), and Franklin & Marshall (1920), amassing a career college baseball record of 45–53. In addition, he served as the head basketball coach at Franklin & Marshall during the 1919–20 season, tallying a mark of 7–6.

Dickson was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania[disambiguation needed]. He played college football at the University of Pennsylvania from 1895 to 1897 as an end. He died on May 22, 1930 at the age of 54 in Miami Beach, Florida.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Gettysburg Bullets () (1900)
1900 Gettysburg 3–6–1
Gettysburg: 3–6–1
South Carolina Gamecocks (Independent) (1901)
1901 South Carolina 3–4
South Carolina: 3–4
Lehigh Brown and White (Independent) (1906–1909)
1906 Lehigh 5–5–1
1907 Lehigh 7–2–1
1908 Lehigh 4–3
1909 Lehigh 4–3–2
Lehigh: 20–13–4
Bucknell Bison (Independent) (1910–1913)
1910 Bucknell 2–6
1911 Bucknell 6–3–1
1912 Bucknell 6–3–1
1913 Bucknell 6–4
Bucknell: 20–16–2
Franklin & Marshall Diplomats (Independent) (1919)
1919 Franklin & Marshall 2–4–2
Franklin & Marshall: 2–4–2
Total: 48–43–9

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