James M. Sheldon

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James M. Sheldon
James Sheldon.jpg
Sheldon from The Arbutus, 1907
Sport(s) Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born c. 1880
Died July 7, 1965 (aged 85)[1]
LaPorte, Indiana, United States
Playing career
Football
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Chicago
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1905–1913

Basketball
1906–1907

Indiana


Indiana
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1907–1910 Indiana
Head coaching record
Overall 35–26–3 (football)
9–5 (basketball)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

James M. "Jimmy" Sheldon, Sr. (c. 1880 – 1965) was an American football player, coach of football and basketball, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Indiana University from 1905 to 1913, compiling a record of 35–26–3. Sheldon was also the head basketball coach at Indiana for one season, in 1906–07, tallying a mark of 9–5. In addition, he served as Indiana's athletic director from 1907 to 1910.

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Indiana Hoosiers (Big Ten Conference) (1905–1913)
1905 Indiana 8–1–1 0–1–1 6th
1906 Indiana 4–2 0–2 7th
1907 Indiana 2–3–1 0–3 T–6th
1908 Indiana 3–4 1–3 T–4th
1909 Indiana 4–3 1–3 T–5th
1910 Indiana 6–1 3–1 3rd
1911 Indiana 3–3–1 0–3–1 8th
1912 Indiana 2–5 0–5 8th
1913 Indiana 3–4 2–4 T–7th
Indiana: 35–26–3 7–25–2
Total: 35–26–3

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