Holtkamp pictured in Reveille 1922, Mississippi State yearbook
1944 (aged 55)|
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
|Alma mater||Ohio State University|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
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Ferdinand G. "Fritz" Holtkamp (c. 1889 – 1944) was an American football player and coach of football and basketball. He served as the head football coach at the Agricultural and Mechanical College of the State of Mississippi—now known as Mississippi State University—from 1920 to 1921 and at Western Reserve University—now a part of Case Western Reserve University—from 1922 to 1925, compiling a career college football coaching record of 25–26–3. During his two-season tenure at Mississippi A&M, Holtkamp compiled an record of nine wins, seven losses, and one tie (9–7–1). Holtkamp was also the head basketball coach at Western Reserve from 1922 to 1925. He played college football at Ohio State University as a center from 1916 to 1919. Holtkamp died in 1944 at the age of 55 at Pearl Harbor following a long illness. He had been employed at the naval base as a civilian in construction.
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|Mississippi A&M Aggies (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1920–1921)|
|Western Reserve Pioneers (Ohio Athletic Conference) (1922–1925)|
- DeLassus, David. "Fred Holtkamp Records by Year". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved February 19, 2012.
- Galbraith, Joe; Nemeth, Mike, eds. (2006). 2006 Mississippi State Football Media Guide (PDF). Birmingham, Alabama: EBSCO Media. p. 128. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 11, 2013. Retrieved February 19, 2012.
- "Buck Star of Harley Era Dies in Hawaii". The Logan Daily News. Logan, Ohio. Associated Press. November 9, 1944. p. 5. Retrieved August 23, 2015 – via Newspapers.com .
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