Marty Brill (American football)

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Marty Brill
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1906-03-13)March 13, 1906
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died April 30, 1973(1973-04-30) (aged 67)
Los Angeles, California
Playing career
1927 Penn
1929–1930 Notre Dame
Position(s) Halfback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1931 Staten Island Stapletons
1931 Columbia (assistant)
1932 La Salle (assistant)
1933–1939 La Salle
1940–1941 Loyola Marymount
1946 Notre Dame (backfield)
Head coaching record
Overall 40–35–6 (college)
3–3–1 (NFL)

Martin "Marty" Brill (March 13, 1906 – April 30, 1973) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach for the Staten Island Stapletons of the National Football League (NFL) during the 1931 season. Brill was the head football coach at La Salle University from 1933 to 1939 and at Loyola Marymount University from 1940 to 1941, compiling a career college football coaching record of 40–35–6. Brill died of a heart attack at age 67 on April 30, 1973 in Los Angeles, California.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Brill played football as freshman at the University of Pennsylvania in 1927 before transferring to the University of Notre Dame, where he played from 1929 to 1930. He received All-American honors in 1930 as a halfback with the Irish.

Head coaching record[edit]

College[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
La Salle Explorers (Independent) (1933–1939)
1933 La Salle 3–3–2
1934 La Salle 7–0–1
1935 La Salle 4–4–1
1936 La Salle 6–4–1
1937 La Salle 2–7
1938 La Salle 4–4
1939 La Salle 6–1–1
La Salle: 32–23–6
Loyola Marymount Lions (Independent) (1940–1941)
1940 Loyola Marymount 3–7
1941 Loyola Marymount 5–5
Loyola Marymount: 8–12
Total: 40–35–6

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