Ralph Nichols (American football)

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Ralph D. Nichols
Nichols in 1917
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1874-03-01)March 1, 1874
Panora, Iowa, U.S.
Died July 14, 1949(1949-07-14) (aged 75)
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
Playing career
1892–1894 Washington
Position(s) Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1895–1896, 1898
Washington (assistant)
Head coaching record
Overall 7–4–1
Member of the Washington State Senate for the 31st district
In office
Personal details
Political party Republican

Ralph Day Nichols (March 1, 1874 – July 14, 1949) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at the University of Washington from 1895 to 1896 and again in 1898, compiling a record of 7–4–1.[1][2]

Nichols later served in the Washington Senate (1907 – c. 1915) and on the Seattle City Council.[3] From 1917 to 1919, he was president pro tempore of the Senate.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Washington (Independent) (1895–1896)
1895 Washington 4–0–1
1896 Washington 2–3
Washington (Independent) (1898)
1898 Washington 1–1
Washington: 7–4–1
Total: 7–4–1


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