Ross MacKechnie

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Ross MacKechnie
MacKechnie pictured in Reveille 1934, Mississippi State yearbook
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1895-12-24)December 24, 1895
Graham Island, North Dakota, U.S.
Died August 15, 1967(1967-08-15) (aged 71)[1]
San Francisco County, California, U.S.
Alma mater University of Washington
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1933–1934 Mississippi State
Head coaching record
Overall 7–12–1

Archibald Ross MacKechnie was an American football coach. He served as the head football coach at Mississippi State University from the 1933 through 1934 seasons. During his two-season tenure, MacKechnie compiled an overall record of seven wins, twelve losses and one tie (7–12–1).[2][3] A captain in the Army at the time, MacKechnie also had responsibility for instructing the Reserve Officers' Training Corps program at the time.[4]

During World War II, MacKechnie commanded the 162nd Infantry Regiment during operations in New Guinea during the Salamaua–Lae campaign.[5]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Mississippi State Maroons (Southeastern Conference) (1933–1934)
1933 Mississippi State 3–6–1 1–5–1
1934 Mississippi State 4–6 0–5
Mississippi State: 7–12–1 1–10–1
Total: 7–12–1


  1. ^ "Archibald R Mackechnie". United States Social Security Death Index. Family Search. Retrieved 21 May 2016. 
  2. ^ DeLassus, David. "Ross MacKechnie Records by Year". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved February 19, 2012. 
  3. ^ Galbraith, Joe; Nemeth, Mike, eds. (2006). 2006 Mississippi State Football Media Guide (PDF). Birmingham, Alabama: EBSCO Media. p. 128. Retrieved February 19, 2012. 
  4. ^ Barner, W.G. (1982). Mississippi Mayhem. Leisure Press. p. 153. ISBN 9780932520043. 
  5. ^ Bradley, Phillip (2010). To Salamaua. Port Melbourne, Victoria: Cambridge University Press. p. 162. ISBN 9780521763905. 

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