W. J. Forbes

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W. J. Forbes
William James Forbes.png
Forbes pictured in Ariel 1898, Vermont yearbook
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1874-08-24)August 24, 1874
Shoreham, Vermont
Died June 18, 1900(1900-06-18) (aged 25)
Fort Collins, Colorado
Alma mater University of Vermont
Playing career
1896–1898 Vermont
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1899 Colorado Agricultural
1898 Vermont
Head coaching record
Overall 1–2–1 (football)
9–7 (baseball)

William James Forbes (August 24, 1874 – June 18, 1900) was an American football and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at Colorado Agricultural College—now known as Colorado State University—for one season, in 1899, compiling a record of 1–2–1. Forbes was also the head baseball coach at the University of Vermont for one season, in 1898, tallying a mark of 9–7. A native of Shoreham, Vermont, he died in Fort Collins, Colorado in 1900.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Colorado Agricultural Aggies (Colorado Football Association) (1899)
1899 Colorado Agricultural 1–2–1
Colorado Agricultural: 1–2–1
Total: 1–2–1


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