Eddie McLane

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Eddie McLane
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born August 9, 1899
Died June 22, 1980(1980-06-22) (aged 80)
Lincoln, Louisiana
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1924–1926 Anniston HS
1927–1934 Samford
1934–1938 Louisiana Tech
Head coaching record
Overall 78–45–10 (football)
64–84 (basketball)
20–15 (baseball)
Accomplishments and honors
Dixie Conference (1933)

Lovick Pierce "Eddie" McLane (August 9, 1899 – June 22, 1980)[1] was a football, basketball, and baseball coach at Anniston High School, Samford University (then named Howard College), and Louisiana Tech University. All three schools where McLane coached are nicknamed the Bulldogs. He produced an overall record of 78 wins, 45 losses, and 10 ties as a head football coach; 64 wins and 84 losses as a head basketball coach; and 20 wins and 15 losses as a head baseball coach. His career combined record as a head coach is 162 wins, 144 losses, and 10 ties. In McLane's final football season at Samford in 1933, his Bulldogs were Dixie Conference Champions.


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