Frank Morrissey

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Frank Morrissey
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Morrissey pictured in Sub Turri 1921, Boston College yearbook
Biographical details
Born(1899-03-11)March 11, 1899
Boston, Massachusetts
DiedNovember 19, 1968(1968-11-19) (aged 69)
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
Playing career
1917–1920Boston College
1921Tonawanda Kardex
1921Rochester Jeffersons
1922–1924Buffalo All-Americans/Bisons
1924Milwaukee Badgers
Position(s)Guard, tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1918Boston College
1921–1924Canisius (assistant)
Head coaching record
Overall5–2
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
Green Bay Press-Gazette 2nd team all-NFL (1923)

Francis Joseph Morrissey (March 11, 1899 – November 19, 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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