Jordan Olivar

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Jordan Olivar
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1915-01-30)January 30, 1915
Brooklyn, New York
Died October 17, 1990(1990-10-17) (aged 75)
Inglewood, California
Playing career
1935–1937 Villanova
Position(s) Tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1943–1948 Villanova
1949–1951 Loyola Marymount
1952–1962 Yale
Head coaching record
Overall 111–63–8
Bowls 0–1
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
2 Ivy (1956, 1960)

Jordan A. Olivar (January 30, 1915 – October 17, 1990) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Villanova College—now known as Villanova University—from 1943 to 1948, at Loyola Marymount University from 1949 to 1951, and at Yale University from 1952 to 1962, compiling an overall record of 111–63–8. Olivar led the Yale Bulldogs to two Ivy League championships, in 1956 and 1960. He died of lung cancer on October 17, 1990 at his home in Inglewood, California.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Villanova Wildcats (NCAA University Division independent) (1943–1948)
1943 Villanova 5–3
1944 Villanova 4–4
1945 Villanova 4–4
1946 Villanova 6–4
1947 Villanova 6–3–1 L Great Lakes
1948 Villanova 8–2–1
Villanova: 33–20–2
Loyola Marymount Lions (Independent) (1949–1951)
1949 Loyola Marymount 6–4
1950 Loyola Marymount 8–1
1951 Loyola Marymount 3–6
Loyola Marymount: 17–11
Yale Bulldogs (NCAA University Division independent) (1952–1955)
1952 Yale 7–2
1953 Yale 5–2–2
1954 Yale 5–3–1
1955 Yale 7–2
Yale Bulldogs (Ivy League) (1956–1962)
1956 Yale 8–1 7–0 1st 17
1957 Yale 6–2–1 4–2–1 3rd
1958 Yale 2–7 0–7 8th
1959 Yale 6–3 4–3 T–3rd
1960 Yale 9–0 7–0 1st 18 14
1961 Yale 4–5 3–4 5th
1962 Yale 2–5–2 1–5–1 7th
Yale: 61–32–6 26–21–2
Total: 111–63–8
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
#Rankings from final Coaches Poll.
°Rankings from final AP Poll.

References[edit]

  1. ^ AP (October 19, 1990). "Jordan Olivar, 75, College Football Coach". The New York Times. Retrieved July 4, 2015. 

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