Jay Mack Love

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Jay Mack Love
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1883-05-15)May 15, 1883
Iowa
Died September 16, 1935(1935-09-16) (aged 52)
Playing career
1904–1905 Michigan
Position(s) Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1906–1907 Southwestern (KS)
Head coaching record
Overall 8–6–2

Jay Mack Love, Jr. (May 15, 1883 – September 16, 1935) was a college football player and coach who later became a practicing attorney in Arkansas City, Kansas.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Love played for the University of Michigan from 1904 until 1905 under legendary head coach Fielding H. Yost. He was a reserve player for the undefeated team of 1904 and started at right guard for the 1905 team.[2][3]

Coaching career[edit]

After finishing his playing career at Michigan, Love was named the third head football coach for the Southwestern College Moundbuilders in Winfield, Kansas and held that position two years, from 1906 to 1907. His overall coaching record at Southwestern was 8 wins, 6 losses, and 2 ties.[4]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Southwestern Moundbuilders (Independent) (1906–1907)
1906 Southwestern 3–6
1907 Southwestern 5–1–2
Southwestern: 8–7–2
Total: 8–7–2

References[edit]

  1. ^ United States Congressional Serial Set
  2. ^ Bentley Historical Library 1904 Football Team
  3. ^ Bentley Historical Library 1905 Football Team
  4. ^ "Overall Coaching Records". Southwestern College. Archived from the original on 2007-09-05. Retrieved 2008-02-28.