Allen Jeardeau

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Allen Jeardeau
Allen Jeardeau.jpg
Jeardeau in 1897
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1866-04-01)April 1, 1866
Grant County, Wisconsin
Died April 10, 1900(1900-04-10) (aged 34)
Grant County, Wisconsin
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1895 Platteville Normal
1896–1897 LSU
1898 Platteville Normal
Baseball
1898 LSU
Head coaching record
Overall 10–2–1 (football)
2–3 (baseball)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Football
1 SIAA (1896)

Allen Wilson Jeardeau (April 1, 1866 – April 10, 1900) was an American football and baseball coach.[1] He served as the head football coach at the Platteville Normal School—now the University of Wisconsin–Platteville—in 1895 and 1898 and at Louisiana State University (LSU) from 1896 to 1897. In 1896, his first season with the LSU Tigers, Jeardeau led the team to a 6–0 record and a Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA) championship. He was also the head coach of the LSU Tigers baseball team in 1898. Jeardeau was a graduate of the Platteville Normal School and a student at Harvard University. He died of pneumonia on April 10, 1900 at his home near Platteville, Wisconsin.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Platteville Normal Pioneers (Independent) (1895)
1895 Platteville Normal 3–0–1
LSU Tigers (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1896–1897)
1896 LSU 6–0 4–0 T–1st
1897 LSU 1–1 0–0
LSU: 7–1 4–0
Platteville Normal Pioneers (Independent) (1898)
1898 Platteville Normal 0–1
Platteville Normal: 3–1–1
Total: 10–2–1

References[edit]

  1. ^ Harvard University. Class of 1896 (1911). Secretary's ... Report. Retrieved June 20, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Allen Jeardeau". The Centralia Enterprise and Tribune. Centralia, Wisconsin. April 14, 1900. p. 6. Retrieved May 26, 2015. 

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