John Whelchel

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John Whelchel
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1898-04-01)April 1, 1898
Hogansville, Georgia
Died November 5, 1973(1973-11-05) (aged 75)
Portsmouth, Virginia
Playing career
1916–1917 Navy
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Washington Redskins
Head coaching record
Overall 13–5 (college)
3–3–1 (NFL)
College Football Data Warehouse

John Esten "Billick" Whelchel (April 1, 1898 – November 5, 1973) was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at the United States Naval Academy from 1942 to 1943, compiling a record of 13–5. In 1949, he was the head coach for the National Football League's Washington Redskins, tallying a mark of 3–3–1.


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