George O. Redington

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George O. Redington
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1871-04-30)April 30, 1871
Syracuse, New York
Died April 17, 1958(1958-04-17) (aged 86)
Danbury, Connecticut
Playing career
1891 Syracuse
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1895–1896 Syracuse
Head coaching record
Overall 11–5–4

George Owen Redington (April 30, 1871 – April 17, 1958) was an American football player, coach, and lawyer. He served as the head football coach at Syracuse University from 1895 to 1896, compiling a record of 11–5–4.[1] Redington graduated from Yale Law School in 1895 and joined the law firm of Carter, Hughes & Dwight in New York, where he worked under Charles Evans Hughes. He served as assistant corporation counsel of New York during the administration of Fiorello H. La Guardia, Mayor of New York City. Redington was a veteran of the Spanish–American War. He died at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, Connecticut on April 17, 1958.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Syracuse Orangemen (Independent) (1895–1896)
1895 Syracuse 6–2–2
1896 Syracuse 5–3–2
Syracuse: 11–5–4
Total: 11–5–4


  1. ^ "George O. Redington Records by Year". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2007-12-01. 
  2. ^ "George Redington, Lawyer Since 1895". The New York Times. April 19, 1958. Retrieved May 1, 2014. 

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