Reddy Rowe

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Reddy Rowe
Reddy Rowe-Wake Forest.jpg
Rowe pictured in The Howler 1911, Wake Forest yearbook
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1887-08-18)August 18, 1887
Plymouth, North Carolina
Died May 27, 1966(1966-05-27) (aged 78)
Durham, North Carolina
Playing career
Football
1909 Elon
Baseball
1909 Raleigh Red Birds
1910 Lynchburg Shoemakers
1911 Albany Senators
1912–1913 Ottawa Senators
1913 Brantford Red Sox
1915 Greensboro Patriots
Position(s) Quarterback (football)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1909 Elon
1910 Wake Forest
Baseball
1915 Greensboro Patriots
Head coaching record
Overall 5–9–1 (football)

William Harrison "Reddy" Rowe[n1] (August 18, 1887 – May 27, 1966) was an American football and baseball player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Elon University in 1909[1] [2] and at Wake Forest University in 1910, compiling a career college football record of 5–9–1. Rowe was born on August 18, 1887 in Plymouth, North Carolina. He died on May 27, 1966 in Durham, North Carolina.[3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Elon Phoenix (Independent) (1909)
1909 Elon 4–2–1
Elon: 4–2–1
Wake Forest Baptists (Independent) (1910)
1910 Wake Forest 1–7
Wake Forest: 1–7
Total: 5–9–1

Notes[edit]

  • ^[n1] Nickname also given as "Reddi", "Reddie" and "Red".

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Elon Phoenix". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Football - Year by Year Results" (PDF). Elon Phoenix. Retrieved December 9, 2013. 
  3. ^ ""North Carolina, Deaths, 1931-1994," William H. Rowe, 1966". FamilySearch. Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Retrieved November 23, 2012. 

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