Lloyd Jordan

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Lloyd Jordan
Lloyd Jordan.jpg
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1900-12-14)December 14, 1900
Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania
Died February 24, 1990(1990-02-24) (aged 89)
Richmond, Virginia
Playing career
Football
1921–1923

Basketball
1920–1924

Pittsburgh


Pittsburgh
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1928–1931
1932–1949
1950–1956

Basketball
1928–1932
1932–1948

Colgate (assistant)
Amherst
Harvard


Colgate
Amherst
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1960–1974 SoCon (commissioner)
Head coaching record
Overall 101–72–8 (football)
159–103 (basketball)
Statistics
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
6 Little Three (1932, 1934, 1936–1938, 1942)
Awards
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1978 (profile)

Lloyd P. Jordan (December 14, 1900 – February 24, 1990) was an American football, basketball, and baseball player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Amherst College from 1932 to 1949 and at Harvard University from 1950 to 1956, compiling a career college football record of 101–72–8. Jordan was also the head basketball coach at Colgate University from 1928 to 1932 and at Amherst from 1932 to 1948, tallying a career college basketball mark of 159–103. He played football, basketball, and baseball at the University of Pittsburgh, from which he graduated in 1924. He served as the commissioner of the Southern Conference from 1960 to 1974. Jordan was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1978.

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Amherst Lord Jeffs (Little Three Conference) (1932–1949)
1932 Amherst 6–2 2–0 1st
1933 Amherst 4–3–1 0–1–1 3rd
1934 Amherst 5–3 2–0 1st
1935 Amherst 5–3–1 1–1 2nd
1936 Amherst 5–2–1 1–1 T–1st
1937 Amherst 7–1 2–0 1st
1938 Amherst 6–0–1 2–0 1st
1939 Amherst 4–4 0–2 3rd
1940 Amherst 4–4 0–2 3rd
1941 Amherst 5–3 1–1 2nd
1942 Amherst 7–0 2–0 1st
1943 No team—World War II
1944 No team—World War II
1945 Amherst 1–3–1 0–0 NA
1946 Amherst 3–4 0–2 3rd
1947 Amherst 5–3 1–1 2nd
1948 Amherst 6–2 1–1 2nd
1949 Amherst 4–4 1–1 2nd
Amherst: 77–41–5 16–13–1
Harvard Crimson (NCAA University Division independent) (1950–1955)
1950 Harvard 1–7
1951 Harvard 3–5–1
1952 Harvard 5–4
1953 Harvard 6–2
1954 Harvard 4–3–1
1955 Harvard 3–4–1
Harvard Crimson (Ivy League) (1956)
1956 Harvard 2–6 2–5 T–6th
Harvard: 24–31–3 2–5
Total: 101–72–8

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