John Minds

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John Minds
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1871-04-09)April 9, 1871
Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
Died December 31, 1963(1963-12-31) (aged 92)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Playing career
1894–1897 Penn
Position(s) Fullback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1898 Minnesota
Head coaching record
Overall 4–5
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1962 (profile)

John "Jacks" Minds (April 9, 1871 – December 31, 1963) was an American football player and coach. He played college football at the University of Pennsylvania as a fullback from 1894 to 1897. Minds served as the head football coach at the University of Minnesota in 1898, compiling a record of 4–5. He was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 1962.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Minnesota Golden Gophers (Western Conference) (1898)
1898 Minnesota 4–5 1–2 5th
Minnesota: 4–5 1–2
Total: 4–5


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