Claude Rothgeb

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Claude Rothgeb
Claude Rothgeb.jpg
Rothgeb pictured in The Campanile 1929, Rice yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball, track
Biographical details
Born (1880-01-01)January 1, 1880
Milford, Illinois
Died July 5, 1944(1944-07-05) (aged 64)
Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin
Playing career
Football
1900 Illinois
1902–1904 Illinois
Baseball
1904–1905 Illinois
1905 Washington Senators
Position(s) End (football)
Right fielder (baseball)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1906–1909 Colorado Agricultural
1910–1918 Colorado College
1922 Illinois (ends)
1925 Texas A&M (assistant)
1927 Rice (line)
1928 Rice
Basketball
1905–1908 Colorado Agricultural
1909–1910 Colorado Agricultural
1915–1919 Colorado College
Baseball
1925–1927 Texas A&M
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1906–1910 Colorado Agricultural
Head coaching record
Overall 47–36–3 (football)
34–12 (basketball)
38–23–2 (baseball)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Football
1 RMAC (1910)
Awards
Football
All-American, 1904

Claude James Rothgeb (January 1, 1880 – July 5, 1944) was an American football, basketball, and baseball player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the Agricultural College of Colorado, now Colorado State University, from 1906 to 1909, at Colorado College from 1910 to 1918, and at Rice University in 1928, compiling a career college football record of 47–36–3. Rothgeb played football and basketball and ran track at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, from which he graduated in 1905. He played for Major League Baseball's Washington Senators in 1905.

Rothgeb died at Voss' Birchwood Lodge in Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Colorado Agricultural Aggies (Colorado Football Association) (1906–1908)
1906 Colorado Agricultural 1–2–1
1907 Colorado Agricultural 1–4
1908 Colorado Agricultural 1–3
Colorado Agricultural Aggies (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) (1909)
1909 Colorado Agricultural 1–2
Colorado Agricultural: 4–11–1
Colorado College Tigers (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) (1910–1918)
1910 Colorado College 7–0 5–0 1st
1911 Colorado College 4–3 3–2 4th
1912 Colorado College 5–4 2–4 5th
1913 Colorado College 5–2–1 2–2–1 T–3rd
1914 Colorado College 4–1–1 3–1–1 3rd
1915 Colorado College 6–2 3–2 4th
1916 Colorado College 6–1 4–1 2nd
1917 Colorado College 3–3 2–3 T–5th
1918 Colorado College 1–2 1–2 T–3rd
Colorado College: 41–18–2 25–17–2
Rice Owls (Southwest Conference) (1928)
1928 Rice 2–7 0–5 7th
Rice: 2–7 0–5
Total: 6–18–1
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

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