Pat Hanley

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Pat Hanley
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1896-08-21)August 21, 1896
Minnesota
Died July 20, 1966(1966-07-20) (aged 69)
Alameda County, California
Playing career
1916–1917 Washington State
Position(s) End
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1923–1926 Haskell Institute (line)
1927–1933 Northwestern (line)
1934–1941 Boston University
Head coaching record
Overall 35–24–5

Leroy B. "Pat" Hanley (August 21, 1896 – July 20, 1966) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Boston University from 1934 to 1941, compiling a record of 35–24–5. A native of Spokane, Washington, Hanley played college football at Washington State University as an end from 1916 to 1917, alongside his brother, Dick Hanley.[1] Pat was the line coach at Haskell Institute and at Northwestern University under his brother.[2] Hanley served as United States Marine Corps officer during World War II. He was promoted to lieutenant colonel in 1943.[3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Boston University Terriers (Independent) (1934–1941)
1934 Boston University 3–4
1935 Boston University 3–4–2
1936 Boston University 5–1–2
1937 Boston University 6–2
1938 Boston University 3–4–1
1939 Boston University 5–3
1940 Boston University 5–3
1941 Boston University 5–3
Boston University: 35–24–5
Total: 35–24–5

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 Gameday at Washington State" (PDF). Washington State University Athletics. p. 125. Retrieved June 2, 2015. 
  2. ^ AP (March 21, 1934). "Pat Hanley Gets What He Wants; Signs at Boston". The Daily Illini. Retrieved June 2, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Coach Promoted". The Circleville Herald. Circleville, Ohio. November 19, 1943. p. 6. Retrieved June 2, 2015.