John Green (guard)

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John Green
John 'Jack' Green.jpg
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1924-09-15)September 15, 1924
Kent, Indiana
Died August 4, 1981(1981-08-04) (aged 56)
Nashville, Tennessee
Playing career
1942 Tulane
1943–1945 Army
Position(s) Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1946 Army (assistant)
1954 Tulane (line)
1960–1962 Florida (DC)
1963–1966 Vanderbilt
1967 Kansas (assistant)
Head coaching record
Overall 7–29–4
Accomplishments and honors
All-American, 1944
All-American, 1945
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1989 (profile)

John "Jack" Green (September 15, 1924 – August 4, 1981) was an American football player and coach. He played college football at Tulane University in 1942 and was then appointed to the United States Military Academy where he played from 1943 to 1945. At Army, Green was a two-time All-American and played on consecutive national championship-winning teams in 1944 and 1945. Green served as the head football coach at Vanderbilt University from 1963 to 1966, compiling a record of 7–29–4. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1989.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Vanderbilt Commodores (Southeastern Conference) (1963–1966)
1963 Vanderbilt 1–7–2 0–5–2 10th
1964 Vanderbilt 3–6–1 1–4–1 9th
1965 Vanderbilt 2–7–1 1–5 T–9th
1966 Vanderbilt 1–9 0–5 9th
Vanderbilt: 7–29–4 2–19–3
Total: 7–29–4


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