J. B. Hildebrand

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J. B. Hildebrand
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Alma mater Vanderbilt[1]
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1896 Mississippi A&M
Head coaching record
Overall 0–4

James Bell Hildebrand[2] was an American football coach. He served as the head football coach at Mississippi A&M (now known as Mississippi State University) for the 1896 season. Hildebrand was hired as the first full-time head coach at the school after the student body raised $300 ($8,533 in 2016 dollars[3]) to hire him.[4] During his one-season tenure, Hildebrand compiled an overall record of zero wins and four losses (0–4).[5][6]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Mississippi A&M Aggies (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1896)
1896 Mississippi A&M 0–4 0–2
Mississippi A&M: 0–4 0–2
Total: 0–4


  1. ^ http://www.hailstate.com/fls/16800/pdf/fb/fb_notes_msutu12.pdf?DB_OEM_ID=16800
  2. ^ Bailey, John Wendell (1947). "The M book of athletics, Mississippi A. And M. College". 
  3. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Community Development Project. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved November 10, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Important dates at Mississippi State". The Clarion-Ledger. Jackson, Mississippi. Retrieved February 19, 2012. [dead link]
  5. ^ DeLassus, David. "J. B. Hildebrand Records by Year". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved February 19, 2012. 
  6. ^ Galbraith, Joe; Nemeth, Mike, eds. (2006). 2006 Mississippi State Football Media Guide (PDF). Birmingham, Alabama: EBSCO Media. p. 128. Retrieved February 19, 2012. 

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