George Cobb (coach)

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George Cobb
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Sport(s) Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born (1885-08-26)August 26, 1885
Granby, Massachusetts
Died February 13, 1957(1957-02-13) (aged 71)
Wicomico County, Maryland
Alma mater University of Massachusetts
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1909–1911 Rhode Island
1913–1914 Rhode Island
Basketball
1910–1913 Rhode Island
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1909–1916 Rhode Island
Head coaching record
Overall 17–16–5 (football)
13–9 (basketball)

George Robert Cobb (August 26, 1885 – February 13, 1957)[1][2] was an American football and basketball coach and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at the University of Rhode Island team from 1909 to 1911 and again from 1913 to 1914, compiling a record of a 17–16–5. Cobb was also the head basketball coach at Rhode Island from 1910 to 1913, tallying a mark of 13–9, and the school's athletic director from 1909 to 1916.

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Rhode Island Rams (Independent) (1909–1911)
1909 Rhode Island 3–4
1910 Rhode Island 5–1–1
1911 Rhode Island 5–2–1
Rhode Island Rams (Independent) (1913–1914)
1913 Rhode Island 2–6
1914 Rhode Island 2–3–3
Rhode Island: 17–16–5
Total: 17–16–5

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