Alcott Neary
Sport(s)Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born(1892-02-06)February 6, 1892
Gouverneur, New York
DiedJuly 28, 1941(1941-07-28) (aged 49)
Rochester, New York
Playing career
Position(s)Quarterback (football)
Forward (basketball)
Head coaching record
Overall9–6–2 (football)
19–25 (basketball)

Edward Alcott Neary (February 6, 1892 – July 28, 1941) was an American football and basketball player and coach.[1] He served as the head football coach at the University of Rochester in 1916 and 1919 and was head coach of the school's basketball team during the 1918–19 season.[2] Prior to coaching at Rochester, Neary served as the head basketball coach at Fordham University during the 1914–15 season.[3] Neary died on July 28, 1941, in Rochester, New York, after suffering from heat-induced heart failure in his parked car.[4]

Head coaching recordEdit


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Rochester Yellowjackets (Independent) (1916)
1916 Rochester 6–3
Rochester Yellowjackets (Independent) (1919)
1919 Rochester 3–3–2
Rochester: 9–6–2
Total: 9–6–2
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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