February 10, 1870|
Coosa County, Alabama
|Died||October 17, 1919
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
John Abner Penton (February 10, 1870 – October 17, 1919) and American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the Clemson University for one season in 1898, compiling a record of 3–1. Penton attended the University of Virginia and Auburn University. He played football as a guard at Auburn in 1897. He was captain of the 1894 and 1895 Virginia teams.
Head coaching record
|Clemson Tigers (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1898)|
- e. g. "The Great Game To-Day". The Times. November 29, 1894. p. 2.
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