Ancil D. Brown

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Ancil D. Brown
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Biographical details
Born(1873-09-19)September 19, 1873
Freetown, New York
DiedMarch 17, 1960(1960-03-17) (aged 86)
Syracuse, New York
Playing career
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Head coaching record

Ancil Delos Brown (September 19, 1873 – March 17, 1960) was an American football player and coach. He served as the co-head football coach with Jason B. Parrish at Syracuse University in 1903 and as the head football coach at the University of Arkansas from 1904 to 1905, compiling a career college football record of 11–15.[1] Brown was born in Freetown, New York in 1873.

Brown was an alumnus of the University of Syracuse and captained their 1902 football team.[2][3] He later worked as an attorney and was married to Lillian. He died in 1960 at his home in Syracuse, New York.[4]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Syracuse Orangemen (Independent) (1903)
1903 Syracuse 5–4
Arkansas Cardinals (Independent) (1904–1905)
1904 Arkansas 4–5
1905 Arkansas 2–6
Arkansas: 6–11
Total: 11–15


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  4. ^ "Ancil D. Brown Dies at 86; Was Claims Attorney". The Post-Standard. Syracuse, New York. March 18, 1960. p. 9. Retrieved September 24, 2017 – via open access.

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