Thomas J. Campbell (American football)

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Thomas J. Campbell
Campbell pictured in Yackety yak 1917, UNC yearbook
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1886-10-27)October 27, 1886[1]
Gardner, Massachusetts
Died February 18, 1972(1972-02-18) (aged 85)[2]
South Natick, Massachusetts
Playing career
1910–1911 Harvard
Position(s) Halfback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1913 Harvard (assistant)
1915 Bowdoin
1916–1919 North Carolina
1922 Virginia
1923–1924 Harvard (freshmen)
Head coaching record
Overall 16–16–2

Thomas Joseph Campbell was an American banker and football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Bowdoin College in 1915, at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 1916 to 1919, and at the University of Virginia in 1922, compiling a career college football record of 16–16–2. Campbell played football at Harvard University, from which he graduated in 1912.[3]

He married Mildred Bell in 1920 in New York.

Coaching career[edit]

From 1916 to 1919, Campbell served as the head coach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he compiled a 9–7–1 record. From 1917 to 1918, he served in the military during World War I while North Carolina's football program was suspended. In 1922, Campbell coached at the University of Virginia, tallying a mark of 4–4–1.


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  2. ^ "Thomas J. Campbell . . . former Middlesex County Bank VP", Lowell Sun, Wednesday, March 01, 1972, Lowell, Massachusetts, United States Of America
  3. ^ "Media Center: Harvard Crimson Football All-Time Letterwinners". Harvard University. Retrieved April 13, 2012. 

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