J. P. Linn

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

James Patterson Linn (February 24, 1870 – June 9, 1949) was an American football coach. He served and the head football coach at the Western University of Pennsylvania—now known as the University of Pittsburgh—in 1895, compiling a record of 1–6.

Linn was born in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania in 1870.[2][3] He died in Redwood Falls, Minnesota in 1949 and was buried in Redwood Falls Cemetery.[4][5]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Western University of Pennsylvania Panthers (Independent) (1895)
1895 Western University of Pennsylvania 1–6
Western University of Pennsylvania: 1–6
Total: 1–6