Jay L. Lee
September 27, 1887|
Tuscola County, Michigan
|Died||April 10, 1970
Traverse City, Michigan
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1916||Notre Dame (assistant)|
|Head coaching record|
Jay L. "Biffy" Lee (September 27, 1887 – April 10, 1970) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Penn College—now known as William Penn University—in Oskaloosa, Iowa in 1915 and again from 1917 to 1920 and at the University of Buffalo—now known as University at Buffalo—from 1929 to 1930, compiling a career college football record of 17–20–4.
In 1916, Lee was an assistant football coach at Notre Dame. He served as the head football coach at the University of Buffalo from 1929 to 1930, compiling a record of 8–7. He was also on the faculty of the University of Buffalo, lecturing in the School of Marketing.
In 1931, he unexpectedly resigned as the head coach of the Buffalo football program to attend to business duties.
Late life and death
Head coaching record
|Penn Statesmen (Independent) (1915)|
|Penn Statesmen (Independent) (1917–1920)|
|1918||No team—World War I|
|Buffalo Bisons (New York State Conference) (1929–1930)|
- Hollander, Scott (October 24, 2014). "1929 Buffalo Bulls Football". University at Buffalo Libraries. University at Buffalo. Retrieved May 2, 2016.
- "Pritchard New Coach at Buffalo". Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. Rochester New York. February 16, 1931.
- "Jay L. Lee Dies at 83". Traverse City Record-Eagle. Traverse City, Michigan. April 10, 1970. p. 3. Retrieved May 2, 2016 – via Newspapers.com.
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