J. P. Linn

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J. P. Linn
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1870-02-24)February 24, 1870
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died June 9, 1949(1949-06-09) (aged 79)
Redwood Falls, Minnesota, U.S.
Alma mater Washington & Jefferson College
Playing career
early 1890s Washington & Jefferson[1]
Position(s) End
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1895 Pittsburgh
Head coaching record
Overall 1–6 (.143)
College Football Data Warehouse

James Patterson Linn was an American football coach in the United States.

Coaching career[edit]

Linn was the head college football coach for the Pittsburgh Panthers located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He held that position for the 1895 season.[2] His coaching record at Pittsburgh was 1 win and 6 losses. As of the conclusion of the 2010 season, this ranks him #30 at Pittsburgh in total wins and #30 at the school in winning percentage (.143).[3] He was born in Shippensburg in 1870.[4][5] He died in Redwood, Minnesota in 1949 and was buried in Redwood Falls Cemetery.[6][7]


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  2. ^ Shafer, Ian. "University of Pittsburgh (All seasons results)". College Football Reference. Retrieved February 16, 2011. 
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