Paul J. Davis

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Paul J. Davis
Coach Paul J Davis.jpg
Davis pictured in The Redskin 1914, Oklahoma A&M yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1881-02-19)February 19, 1881
Williamsburg, Virginia
Died April 26, 1947(1947-04-26) (aged 66)
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
Alma mater Dickinson College[1]
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1908
1909–1914
1915–1917
1919–1925

Basketball
1911–1915
1915–1918
1920–1924

Baseball
1909–1915

Dickinson
Oklahoma A&M
North Dakota Agricultural
North Dakota


Oklahoma A&M
North Dakota Agricultural
North Dakota


Oklahoma A&M
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1909–1915
1915–1918
Oklahoma A&M
North Dakota Agricultural
Head coaching record
Overall 69–57–6 (football)
112–44 (basketball)
54–40–1 (baseball)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Paul Jones Davis (February 19, 1881 – April 26, 1947) was an American football and baseball player, coach of football, basketball, and baseball, and college athletic administrator. He served as the head football coach at Dickinson College (1908), Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College—now Oklahoma State University (1909–1914), North Dakota Agricultural College—now North Dakota State University (1915–1917), and the University of North Dakota (1920–1924), compiling a career college football record of 69–57–6. Davis was also the head basketball coach at Oklahoma A&M (1911–1915), North Dakota Agricultural (1915–1918), and North Dakota (1920–1924), tallying a mark of 112–44. In addition, he was the head baseball coach at Oklahoma A&M from 1909 to 1915, amassing a record of 54–40–1.

Coaching career[edit]

Davis was the eighth head football coach at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and he held that position for the 1908 season.[2] His overall coaching record at Dickinson was 5–4. This ranks him 20th at Dickinson in terms of total wins and eighth at Dickinson in terms of winning percentage.[3] From 1909 to 1914, he coached at Oklahoma A&M, and compiled a 29–16–1 record. From 1915 to 1917, he coached at North Dakota Agricultural, where he compiled a 10–7–1 record.

Personal life[edit]

Davis married Florence Eva Baxter.

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Dickinson Red Devils () (1908)
1908 Dickinson 5–4
Dickinson: 5–4
Oklahoma A&M Aggies (Independent) (1909–1913)
1909 Oklahoma A&M 5–4
1910 Oklahoma A&M 3–4
1911 Oklahoma A&M 6–2
1912 Oklahoma A&M 6–2
1913 Oklahoma A&M 4–3
Oklahoma A&M Aggies (Oklahoma Intercollegiate Conference) (1914)
1914 Oklahoma A&M 6–2–1
Oklahoma A&M: 30–17–1
North Dakota Agricultural Farmers (Independent) (1915–1917)
1915 North Dakota Agricultural 3–3
1916 North Dakota Agricultural 3–2–1
1917 North Dakota Agricultural 4–2
North Dakota Agricultural: 10–7–1
North Dakota Fighting Sioux (Independent) (1919–1921)
1919 North Dakota 2–4–1
1920 North Dakota 4–3–1
1921 North Dakota 4–4
North Dakota Fighting Sioux (North Central Conference) (1922–1925)
1922 North Dakota 3–3 3–1
1923 North Dakota 5–3 2–1
1924 North Dakota 2–8 1–4
1925 North Dakota 4–4 2–2
North Dakota: 24–29–2 8–8
Total: 69–57–6
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

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