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Allen Elward

Allen Elward
Elward pictured in Debris 1939, Purdue yearbook
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1892-06-23)June 23, 1892
Rexton, New Brunswick[1]
Died December 31, 1982(1982-12-31) (aged 90)
Santa Clara, California
Playing career
1912–1915 Notre Dame
Position(s) End
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
John Carroll
Purdue (assistant)
Stanford (assistant)
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1941 Purdue
Head coaching record
Overall 32–42–8
College Football Data Warehouse

Allen Henry "Mal" Elward (June 23, 1892 – December 31, 1982) was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Grinnell College from 1922 to 1923, at John Carroll University from 1924 to 1926,[2] and at Purdue University from 1937 to 1941, compiling a career college football record of 32–42–8. Elward was also the athletic director at Purdue in 1941. Elward played football as an end at the Notre Dame University from 1912 to 1915. He served as an assistant football coach at Purdue from 1927 to 1936 and at Stanford University from 1946 to 1956.

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Grinnell Pioneers (Missouri Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1922–1923)
1922 Grinnell 3–5 1–3 7th
1923 Grinnell 2–6 1–3 8th
Grinnell: 5–11 2–6
John Carroll Blue Streaks () (1924–1926)
1924 John Carroll 7–2
1925 John Carroll 2–6–1
1926 John Carroll 2–5–1
John Carroll: 11–13–2
Purdue Boilermakers (Big Ten Conference) (1937–1941)
1937 Purdue 4–3–1 2–2–1 T–4th
1938 Purdue 5–1–2 3–1–1 T–2nd
1939 Purdue 3–3–2 2–1–2 T–3rd
1940 Purdue 2–6 1–4 8th
1941 Purdue 2–5–1 1–4 T–7th
Purdue: 16–18–6 9–12–4
Total: 32–42–8


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  2. ^ "Football Season by Season".  

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