Maurice Gordon Clarke

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Maurice Gordon Clarke
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1877-05-02)May 2, 1877
Bellevue, Nebraska
Playing career
1896–1898 Chicago
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1899 Texas
1900 Western Reserve
1900 Texas
Head coaching record
Overall 10–5–2 (football)
14–2–1 (baseball)

Maurice Gordon Clarke (born May 2, 1877) was an American football and baseball player and coach.[1] The Omaha, Nebraska native served as head football coach at the University of Texas at Austin in 1899 and at Western Reserve University—now a part of Case Western Reserve University—in 1900, compiling a career college football record of 10–5–2. He was also the head baseball coach at Texas in the spring of 1900, tallying a mark of 14–2–1. Clarke was a graduate of the University of Chicago and played quarterback for the Chicago Maroons from 1896 to 1898 teams under Amos Alonzo Stagg. He also lettered in baseball at Chicago.[2][3]

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Texas Longhorns (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1899)
1899 Texas 6–2 3–2 7th
Texas: 6–2 3–2
Western Reserve (Independent) (1900)
1900 Western Reserve 4–3–2
Western Reserve: 4–3–2
Total: 10–5–2


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ "Head Coaches". CBS Interactive. Retrieved September 22, 2012. 
  3. ^ "WRU Football 1900/01 Season Record". University Archives. Case Western Reserve University. Retrieved September 22, 2012. 

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