Frank Morrissey

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Frank Morrissey
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Morrissey pictured in Sub Turri 1921, Boston College yearbook
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1899-03-11)March 11, 1899
Boston, Massachusetts
Died November 1968 (aged 69)
Playing career
1917–1920 Boston College
1921 Tonawanda Kardex
1921 Rochester Jeffersons
1922–1924 Buffalo All-Americans/Bisons
1924 Milwaukee Badgers
Position(s) Guard, tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1918 Boston College
Head coaching record
Overall 5–2
Accomplishments and honors
Green Bay Press-Gazette 2nd team all-NFL (1923)

Francis Joseph Morrissey (March 11, 1899 – November 1968) was an American football player and coach. He played college football at Boston College from 1917 and 1920 and also served as head football coach in 1918.

Morrissey was born in Boston, Massachusetts. After graduating from Medford High School in Medford, Massachusetts, he played football for the Boston College Eagles from 1917 to 1920. Morrissey was the captain of the varsity team from 1918 to 1920 and served as head coach in 1918 when Charles Brickley left BC to join the United States Navy Reserve.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Boston College Eagles (Independent) (1918)
1918 Boston College 5–2
Boston College: 5–2
Total: 5–2


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