Don Peden

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Don Peden
Don Peden.jpg
Peden from 1925 Athena
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born c. 1898
Kewanee, Illinois
Died February 24, 1970 (aged 71)
Playing career
Football
1920–1921

Baseball
1921–1922

Illinois


Illinois
Position(s) Halfback (football)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1924–1946

Baseball
1924–1948

Ohio


Ohio
Head coaching record
Overall 121–46–11 (football)
250–134 (baseball)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Don C. Peden (c. 1898 – February 24, 1970) was an American football and baseball player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Ohio University from 1924 to 1946, compiling a record of 121–46–11. Peden's winning percentage of .711 is the highest of any coach in the history of the Ohio Bobcats football program. His teams won six Buckeye Intercollegiate Athletic Association championships, in 1929, 1930, 1931, 1935, 1936, and 1938. Peden was also the head baseball coach at Ohio from 1924 to 1948, tallying a mark of 250–134. The Bobcats' football stadium was renamed in his honor as Peden Stadium following his retirement.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Peden Stadium and Tower". Ohio University. Retrieved November 11, 2011. 

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