Joseph Colnon

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Joseph Colnon
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Colnon pictured on the 1890 Cornell football team
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1870-08-05)August 5, 1870
Potsdam, New York
Died December 8, 1936(1936-12-08) (aged 66)
New York, New York
Alma mater Cornell University (1893)
Playing career
1889–1893 Cornell
Position(s) Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1895 Cornell (assistant)
1896 Colgate
Head coaching record
Overall 3–4–1

Aaron Joseph Colnon (August 5, 1870 – December 8, 1936) was an American football player and coach. He was the fifth head football coach at Colgate University and he held that position for the 1896 season. His coaching record at Colgate was 3–4–1.[1]

Colnon played on the Cornell football team from 1889 to 1893. After graduating, he later played with the Duquesne and Crescent Athletic Clubs in New York. Before coaching at Colgate in 1896, he served as an assistant coach at Cornell.[2] He was later a lawyer.[3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Colgate (Independent) (1896)
1896 Colgate 3–4–1
Colgate: 3–4–1
Total: 3–4–1