Malcolm McBride

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Malcolm McBride
McBride, Yale.png
McBride pictured in The Official National Collegiate Athletic Association football guide, 1899
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1878-08-22)August 22, 1878
Cleveland, Ohio
Died December 21, 1941(1941-12-21) (aged 63)
Cleveland, Ohio
Playing career
1897–1899 Yale
Position(s) Halfback, fullback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1900 Yale
Head coaching record
Overall 12–0
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
1 National (1900)
Awards
All-American, 1897
All-American, 1898
All-American, 1899

Malcolm Lee McBride (August 22, 1878 – December 21, 1941)[1] was an American football player and coach. He played college football at Yale University as a halfback and fullback, and was selected as an All-American in 1898 and 1899. McBride was known for his skill as a left-footed kicker. One newspaper described his punts as follows:

"Malcolm McBride, who was a Yale fullback, was one of the stars of the kicking game in 1899. He sent a long, low punt that was exceedingly hard to handle. It usually struck the ground and bounded some distance before the backs could recover it."[2]

After graduating as part of Yale's class of 1900, McBride returned as the school's head football coach in 1900.[3] McBride's chief adviser as Yale's coach was Walter Camp, and his assistants were Frank Hinkey and Frank Butterworth.[4] McBride coached the 1900 Yale football team to a perfect 12–0 record. The team base been acknowledged as the consensus national champion of the 1900 college football season.[5]

In 1917, McBride was one of the directors of a program on "training camp activities for the promotion of recreative athletics" among soldiers encamped at various locations for participation in World War I.[6]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Yale Bulldogs (Independent) (1900)
1900 Yale 12–0
Yale: 12–0
Total: 12–0

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Great Kickers of Football". Nebraska State Journal. 1908-12-13. 
  3. ^ "Yale Football Team At Work: First Line Up of the Season Gave Players Sharp Practice" (PDF). The New York Times. 1900-09-25. 
  4. ^ "McBride To Coach Yale" (PDF). The New York Times. 1900-08-13. 
  5. ^ College Football National Champions
  6. ^ "Sport Coach for Ayer". Lowell Sun. 1917-09-28. 

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