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Jack Meagher

For other people named John Meagher, see John Meagher (disambiguation).
Jack Meagher
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Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1896-10-01)October 1, 1896
Chicago, Illinois
Died November 1968 (aged 72)
Playing career
Notre Dame
Chicago Tigers
Position(s) End
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Iowa Pre-Flight
Miami Seahawks
Head coaching record
Overall 84–64–10 (college)
1–5 (AAFC)
Bowls 1–0–1
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
SEC Coach of the Year (1935)
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John Francis "Jack" Meagher (October 1, 1896 – November 1968) was an American football player and coach. From 1929 to 1933, he served as the head football coach at Rice University, where he compiled a 26–26 record. From 1934 to 1942, he coached at Auburn University, where he compiled a 48–37–10 record. Meagher also coached the Iowa Pre-Flight Seahawks football team in 1944 during World War II. In 1946, he coached the first six games of the season for the Miami Seahawks of the All-America Football Conference.

Head coaching record


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs AP#
Rice Owls (Southwest Conference) (1929–1933)
1929 Rice 2–7 0–5 7th
1930 Rice 8–4 2–4 6th
1931 Rice 6–4 3–3 4th
1932 Rice 7–3 3–3 3rd
1933 Rice 3–8 1–5 7th
Rice: 26–26 9–20
Auburn Tigers (Southeastern Conference) (1934–1942)
1934 Auburn 2–8 1–6 10th
1935 Auburn 8–2 5–2 4th
1936 Auburn 7–2–2 4–1–1 3rd T Bacardi
1937 Auburn 6–2–3 4–1–2 3rd W Orange
1938 Auburn 4–5–1 3–3–1 T–7th
1939 Auburn 5–5–1 3–3–1 T–5th
1940 Auburn 6–4–1 3–2–1 5th
1941 Auburn 4–5–1 0–4–1 11th
1942 Auburn 6–4–1 3–3 7th 16
Auburn: 48–37–10 26–25–7
Iowa Pre-Flight Seahawks (Independent) (1944)
1944 Iowa Pre-Flight 10–1 6
Iowa Pre-Flight: 10–1
Total: 84–64–10
#Rankings from final AP Poll.


External links

  • College Football Data Warehouse

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