Jesse Van Doozer

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Jesse Van Doozer
Date of birth: (1871-10-12)October 12, 1871[1]
Place of birth: Osceola, Nebraska, United States
Date of death: September 23, 1929(1929-09-23) (aged 57)
Place of death: San Francisco, California, United States
Career information
College: Northwestern
As coach:
1897 Northwestern
As player:
1894 Chicago Athletic Association

Jesse Peck Van Doozer (October 12, 1871 – September 23, 1929) was an American football player and coach. He served as the fourth head football coach at Northwestern University, coaching one season in 1897 and compiling a record of 5–3. This ranks him 19th at Northwestern in total wins and fourth at Northwestern in winning percentage.[2]

He played college football at Northwestern, between 1892 and 1896. However in 1894, Van Doozer dropped out of Northwestern to play one season with the Chicago Athletic Association.[3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Northwestern Purple (Big Ten Conference) (1897)
1897 Northwestern 5–3 0–2 6th
Northwestern: 5–3 0–2
Total: 5–3


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