John R. Middleton
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
John Robert Middleton was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at his alma mater, the University of Idaho, from 1907 to 1908, compiling a record of 6–3–3. Middleton began his college football playing career as a quarterback at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa in 1901. He followed his coach at Simpson, John G. Griffith, to the University of Idaho, playing quarterback in the "Idaho Spread", a forerunner to the modern shotgun formation offense, from 1903 to 1905.
Head coaching record
|Idaho (Independent) (1907–1908)|
- "Football Media Guide" (PDF). Idaho Vandals. 2019. Retrieved September 3, 2019.
- Gem of the Mountains, Volume 7 Check
|url=value (help). University of Idaho. 1907. Retrieved September 3, 2019.
- Passehl-Stoddart, Erin (September 19, 2016). University of Idaho. Arcadia Publishing. Retrieved September 3, 2019.