George E. Allen (coach)
- For the college football coach at Cumberland University of the same name, see George E. Allen. For the professional football coach, see George Allen (American football coach).
Allen pictured in The Prism 1943, Maine yearbook
December 31, 1911|
|Died||September 2, 1997(aged 85)|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1949–c. 1954||Fordham (backfield)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
1 Maine Intercollegiate Athletic Association (1947)
George E. "Eck" Allen (December 31, 1911 – September 2, 1997) was an American football player and coach of football and basketball. He served as the head football coach at the University of Maine in 1941 and from 1946 to 1948, tallying a mark of 15–11–2. Allen was also the head basketball coach at Brown University from 1938 to 1941 and at Maine from 1945 to 1949, compiling a career college basketball record of 73–53.
Early life and playing career
Later life and death
After retiring from coaching, Allen worked as a salesman of materials used in steel production. He died on September 2, 1997 at the age of 85 after a long illness. He was a resident of Kissimmee, Florida at the time of his death.
Head coaching record
|Maine Black Bears (Maine Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1941)|
|Maine Black Bears (Maine Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1946–1948)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title or championship game berth|
|Brown Bears (Independent) (1938–1941)|
|1938–39||Brown||16–4||NCAA Elite Eight|
|Maine Black Bears (Yankee Conference) (1945–1947)|
|Maine:||34–33 (.507)||6–8 (.429)|
- "MAINE PICKS ALLEN AS FOOTBALL HEAD; McLaughry's Aide at Brown Succeeds Brice -- Starred at West Virginia". The New York Times. January 23, 1941. Retrieved October 22, 2011.
- "ALLEN". Osceola News-Gazette. September 1997. Archived from the original on April 25, 2012. Retrieved October 23, 2011.
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