J. D. Alexander (coach)

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J. D. Alexander
J D Alexander.jpg
Alexander pictured in The Tecoan 1938, ECU yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born (1899-05-15)May 15, 1899[1]
Jacoby, Hunt County, Texas
Died June 16, 1962(1962-06-16) (aged 63)
Clarksville City, Texas
Coaching career (HC unless noted)

Lincoln Memorial
East Carolina
Head coaching record
Overall 11-24-2 (football)
College Football Data Warehouse

Joseph Dalry "Swede" Alexander (May 15, 1899 – June 16, 1962) was the head coach of the Lincoln Memorial University (1930–1931) and East Carolina University (1937–1938) college football programs.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Lincoln Memorial Railsplitters (Independent) (1930–1931)
1930 Lincoln Memorial 4-6
1931 Lincoln Memorial 4-7-1
Lincoln Memorial: 8-13-1
East Carolina Pirates (Independent) (1937–1938)
1937 East Carolina 2-5
1938 East Carolina 1-6-1
East Carolina: 3-11-1
Total: 11-24-2
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game. #Rankings from final Coaches' Poll.


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  2. ^ "J.D. "Swede" Alexander Records by Year". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2007-12-01.