Joe Meyers

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Joe Meyers
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Meyers pictured in the 1895 Iowa State team photo in the Bomb 1895 yearbook
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1871-12-05)December 5, 1871
North Washington, Iowa
Died April 11, 1959(1959-04-11) (aged 87)
San Diego County, California
Playing career
c. 1895 Iowa State
Position(s) Halfback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1899 Iowa State
Head coaching record
Overall 5-4-1

Joseph Henry Meyers[1][2] was the fifth head American football coach for the Iowa State University Cyclones located in Ames, Iowa, and he held that position for the 1899 season. His career coaching record at Iowa State was 5 wins, 4 losses and 1 tie. This ranks him 20th at Iowa State in total wins and sixth in winning percentage.[3] He was an alumnus of Iowa State College (class of 1895),[4] lettering in football in 1895. He played halfback.[5][6] Meyers married Cecilia Wolfe in 1899.[7] He died in California in 1959.[8] His wife had predeceased him in 1910.[9]