J. P. Linn

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J. P. Linn
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1870-02-24)February 24, 1870
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died June 9, 1949(1949-06-09) (aged 79)
Redwood Falls, Minnesota, U.S.
Alma mater Washington & Jefferson College
Playing career
early 1890s Washington & Jefferson[1]
Position(s) End
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1895 Pittsburgh
Head coaching record
Overall 1–6 (.143)

James Patterson Linn was an American football coach in the United States.

Coaching career[edit]

Linn was the head college football coach for the Pittsburgh Panthers located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He held that position for the 1895 season.[2] His coaching record at Pittsburgh was 1 win and 6 losses. As of the conclusion of the 2010 season, this ranks him #30 at Pittsburgh in total wins and #30 at the school in winning percentage (.143).[3] He was born in Shippensburg in 1870.[4][5] He died in Redwood, Minnesota in 1949 and was buried in Redwood Falls Cemetery.[6][7]