Frederick Lincoln Emory

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Frederick Lincoln Emory
Emory pictured in The Monticola, West Virginia yearbook
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1867-04-10)April 10, 1867
Lunenburg, Massachusetts[1]
Died December 31, 1919(1919-12-31) (aged 52)
Morgantown, West Virginia
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1891 West Virginia
Head coaching record
Overall 0–1

Frederick Lincoln Emory (April 10, 1867 – December 31, 1919)[2] was an American football coach. He served as the first head football coach at West Virginia University, coaching one game in 1891. The single game that he coached was played on November 28, 1891 against Washington and Jefferson. The West Virginia Mountaineers lost by a score of 72 to zero, the second-worst loss in the history of the program.[3][4]

He died in 1919 from heart-related problems.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
West Virginia Mountaineers (Independent) (1891)
1891 West Virginia 0–1
West Virginia: 0–1
Total: 0–1


  1. ^ Denis Larionov & Alexander Zhulin. "Read the eBook Who's who in America (Volume 2) by Inc Marquis Who's Who online for free (page 87 of 324)". Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ Worcester Polytechnic Institute (1919). The Journal. 23. Retrieved September 15, 2015. 
  3. ^ DeLassus, David. "West Virginia 1891 football results". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 18, 2010. 
  4. ^ DeLassus, David. "West Virginia: 50+ Delta Points Allowed In A Game". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 18, 2010. 

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