Ira C. Brownlie

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Ira C. Brownlie
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1873-04-11)April 11, 1873
Long Grove, Iowa
Died December 8, 1956(1956-12-08) (aged 83)
Denver, Colorado
Playing career
1894 Iowa Agricultural
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1892 Iowa Agricultural
1898 Iowa State
Head coaching record
Overall 1–0–1 (football)
2–4 (baseball)

Ira Clifton Brownlie (April 11, 1873 – December 8, 1956) was an American football and baseball coach. He was the first head football coach at Iowa Agricultural College and Model Farm—now known as Iowa State University—serving for one season in 1892 and compiling a record of 1–0–1.[1][2] He was also the head baseball coach at Iowa State in 1898, tallying a mark of 2–4.

Brownlie was born in Long Grove, Iowa and attended high school in Davenport, Iowa. He later moved to Colorado, where he worked as a dentist. He died in Denver, Colorado on December 8, 1956.[3]


  1. ^ Iowa State Coaching Records
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  3. ^ Campbell, J. Duncan, ed. (November 1956). "Dr. Ira Clifton Brownlie" (PDF). The Shield of Phi Kappa Psi. 77 (1): 137. Retrieved July 7, 2016. 

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