|Born||June 12, 1907|
|Died||October 17, 1976 (aged 69)|
Buffalo, New York
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Administrative career (AD unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
James E. Peelle (June 12, 1907 – October 17, 1976) was an American football player, coach of football and baseball, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at the University at Buffalo from 1936 to 1947, compiling a record of 38–34–1. Peelle was also the head baseball coach at Buffalo in 1949 and from 1952 to 1967, tallying a mark of 177–66. A native of Staunton, Illinois, Peelle played college football as a quarterback at Purdue University. He came to Buffalo 1934 as an assistant football coach under George Van Bibber and succeeded him as head football coach and athletic director in 1936. Peelle remained athletic director until 1969. He died on October 17, 1976, in Buffalo, New York.
Head coaching record
|Buffalo Bulls (Independent) (1936–1947)|
|1943||No team—World War II|
|1944||No team—World War II|
|1945||No team—World War II|
- "Peele Will Take Vanbibber's Berth". The Indianapolis Star. Indianapolis, Indiana. Associated Press. June 11, 1936. p. 18. Retrieved February 9, 2019 – via Newspapers.com .
- "More work for Deming". The Oneonta Star. Oneonta, New York. Associated Press. January 9, 1970. p. 11. Retrieved February 9, 2019 – via Newspapers.com .
- "sports shorts; Miscellaneous". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. St. Louis, Missouri. October 18, 1976. p. 8B. Retrieved February 9, 2019 – via Newspapers.com .
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