Herman Olcott

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Herman Olcott
Herman Olcott - 1903.jpg
Olcott pictured in the 1903 Yackety Yack, North Carolina yearbook
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1879-01-01)January 1, 1879
New York, New York
Died November 3, 1929(1929-11-03) (aged 50)
Wallingford, Connecticut
Playing career
1900–1901 Yale
Position(s) Center
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1902–1903
1907–1912
1915–1917
North Carolina
NYU
Kansas
Head coaching record
Overall 45–30–11
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
All-American, 1900

Herman Parker "Bo" Olcott (January 1, 1879 – November 3, 1929)[1] was an American football player and coach. He played college football at Yale University, where he was an was an All-American in 1900 at center. From 1902 to 1903, he served as the head football coach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he compiled an 11–4–3 record. From 1907 to 1912, he coached at New York University (NYU), where he compiled an 18–19–7 record. From 1915 to 1917, he coached at the University of Kansas, where he compiled a 16–7–1 record. Olcott died on November 3, 1929 in Wallingford, Connecticut after a three-year illness.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
North Carolina Tar Heels (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1902)
1902 North Carolina 5–1–3 1–0
North Carolina Tar Heels (Independent) (1903)
1903 North Carolina 6–3
North Carolina: 11–4–3 1–0
NYU Violets (Independent) (1907–1912)
1907 NYU 5–2
1908 NYU 2–3–2
1909 NYU 6–1–1
1910 NYU 2–4–1
1911 NYU 1–3–3
1912 NYU 2–6
NYU: 18–19–7
Kansas Jayhawks (Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1915–1917)
1915 Kansas 6–2 3–1 2nd
1916 Kansas 4–3–1 1–2–1 5th
1917 Kansas 6–2 3–1 T–2nd
Kansas: 16–7–1 7–4–1
Total: 45–30–11

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