Ziegler pictured in The Blue Hen 1931, Delaware yearbook
October 24, 1875|
|Died||April 14, 1960
Delaware County, Pennsylvania
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1908–1910||Mercersburg Academy (PA)|
|1911||Phillips Exeter Academy (NH)|
|1914||West Virginia (assistant)|
|1920||Penn (assistant line)|
|Head coaching record|
Augustus Bergey "Gus" Ziegler (October 24, 1875 – April 14, 1960) was an American football player and coach. He played college football at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a two-time All-American at guard. Ziegler served as the head football at the University of Delaware from 1929 to 1930, compiling a record of 6–10–2.
Ziegler played at the guard position for the University of Pennsylvania from 1903 to 1904 and 1906 to 1907. He was selected as a consensus first-team All-American in both 1906 and 1907. In 1907, Ziegler led the Penn Quakers to their fifth national football championship after finishing the season with an 11–1 record.
Head coaching record
|Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens (Independent) (1929–1930)|
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- "Camp Selects His All American Team". Trenton Evening Times. December 27, 1903.
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- "Casper Whitney Shuns the West: Eleven Eastern Players Picked for All-American Eleven". Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette. December 26, 1903.
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