John L. Marks

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John L. Marks
Sport(s) Football
Playing career
1907–1909 Dartmouth
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1911–1912 Notre Dame
Head coaching record
Overall 13–0–2

John L. "Jack" Marks was an American football coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Notre Dame from 1911 to 1912, compiling a record of 13–0–2. Marks played college football at Dartmouth College.[1]

On October 5, 1912, in one of the easiest victories in Notre Dame history, junior quarterback Gus Dorais led the Irish to a 116–7 rout of St. Viator in the season-opener.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Notre Dame Fighting Irish (Independent) (1911–1912)
1911 Notre Dame 6–0–2
1912 Notre Dame 7–0
Notre Dame: 13–0–2
Total: 13–0–2


  1. ^ "Catholics Lose Shorty Longman—Sensational Gridiron Coach Resigns as Head of Notre Dame Eleven—Marks, Dartmouth, Signed—Former Eastern Half Back Will Direct Fortunes of Last Season's Champions". The Indianapolis Star. Indianapolis, Indiana. August 6, 1911. p. 41. Retrieved August 10, 2017 – via open access publication – free to read.
  2. ^ "October Calendar". On this date in Notre Dame Football History. Irish Legends. Archived from the original on July 23, 2011. Retrieved October 19, 2012.