John H. McIntosh

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John H. McIntosh
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McIntosh pictured in Spalding's official football guide, 1906
Sport(s) Football, Baseball, Track
Biographical details
Born (1879-02-01)February 1, 1879
Early County, Georgia
Died July 14, 1925(1925-07-14) (aged 46)
Seattle, Washington
Alma mater University of Georgia
Playing career
1897–1899 Georgia
Position(s) Fullback (football)
Outfielder (baseball)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1904–1905 Colorado Agricultural
1908–1910 Montana Agricultural
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
c. 1900 Colorado Mines
1904–1905 Colorado Agricultural
1908–1910 Montana Agricultural
Head coaching record
Overall 7–18–6

John Houston McIntosh (February 1, 1879 – July 14, 1925) was an American college football player and coach, as well as an attorney and newspaper editor. He was the head coach of the Colorado State (1904–05) and Montana State (1908–10) football programs.[1] McIntosh was a star athlete at the University of Georgia in the late 1890s, and later moved west to coach football.

Early years[edit]

John H. McIntosh was born on February 1, 1879 in Early County, Georgia, a son of Dr. B. L. McIntosh.[2]

University of Georgia[edit]

McIntosh graduated from the University of Georgia with a Doctor of Law in 1899.[2] He was captain of the track team, a fullback on the football team, and played right field on the baseball team.[2]

Move west[edit]

McIntosh moved west to New Mexico and continued his practice as a lawyer.[2][3] After one season at the Colorado School of Mines, McIntosh became the first athletic director at Colorado State.[2] He was then athletic director and professor of English at Montana State College.[2]

McIntosh died at Seattle, Washington in 1925.[4] He is buried at the Wright Crematory and Columbarium in Seattle.[5]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Colorado Agricultural Aggies (Colorado Football Association) (1904–1905)
1904 Colorado Agricultural 1–4–1
1905 Colorado Agricultural 3–4
Colorado State: 4–8–1
Montana Agricultural (Independent) (1908–1910)
1908 Montana Agricultural 2–1–2
1909 Montana Agricultural 0–6–1
1910 Montana Agricultural 1–3–2
Montana Agricultural: 3–10–5
Total: 7–18–6