Milan Creighton

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Milan Creighton
Date of birth: January 21, 1908
Place of birth: Gothenburg, Nebraska, United States
Date of death: May 16, 1998(1998-05-16) (aged 90)
Career information
Position(s): End, Head Coach
Height: 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight: 190 lb (86 kg)
College: Arkansas
As coach:
1935-1938 Chicago Cardinals
As player:
1931-1937 Chicago Cardinals
Career highlights and awards
  • Arkansas Hall of Honor (2010)
Career stats
Playing stats at
Coaching stats at Pro Football Reference

Milan Standish Creighton (1908–1998) was an American football coach, and was the head coach for the National Football League's Chicago Cardinals from 1935 to 1938. As the coach of the Cardinals, he compiled a record of 16-26-4 in four seasons and also played seven years for the team.[1]

Prior to his professional career, Creighton played college football at the University of Arkansas, where he earned three letters in football between 1928-1930 and served as team captain for the Razorbacks football team in 1930. While also at Arkansas, he also earned three letter as a member of the Razorbacks basketball team between 1929–31, and was a two-time All-Southwestern Conference honoree in 1930 and 1931. In 1931 he was Arkansas' only individual to earn All-Southwest Conference honors.

After leaving the NFL, Creighton went on to coach high school football at Hot Springs High School, where he compiled a record of 44-16-4.