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Alpha Jamison
File:Alpha Jamison.jpg
Jamison from 1897 Purdue yearbook
Sport(s)Football, basketball
Biographical details
Born(1875-11-27)November 27, 1875
Lafayette, Indiana
DiedApril 12, 1962(1962-04-12) (aged 86)
Lafayette, Indiana
Playing career
Position(s)Halfback, fullback, quarterback
Head coaching record
Overall11–11–1 (football)
12–1 (basketball)

Alpha Pierce Jamison (November 27, 1875 – April 12, 1962)[1][2][3] was an American football player and coach of football and basketball. He served as the head football coach at Purdue University from 1898 to 1900, compiling a record of 11–11–1. Jamison was also the head basketball coach at Purdue for two seasons from 1899 to 1901, tallying a mark of 12–1.

Head coaching recordEdit

FootballEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Purdue Boilermakers (Western Conference) (1898–1900)
1898 Purdue 3–3 0–1 6th
1899 Purdue 4–4–1 1–2 5th
1900 Purdue 4–4 0–4 9th
Purdue: 11–11–1 1–7
Total: 11–11–1
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Thompson, D.E. (1981). Indiana Authors and Their Books, 1967-1980. Wabash College. https://books.google.com/books?id=tJnfAAAAMAAJ. Retrieved December 14, 2014.
  2. Leonard, J.W.; Marquis, A.N. (1910). Who's who in America. 6. Marquis Who's Who. ISSN 0083-9396. https://books.google.com/books?id=4EQOO9S5cSUC. Retrieved December 14, 2014.
  3. "Rites Today For Ex-Purdue Athlete", Logansport Press, April 14, 1962, Logansport, Indiana

External linksEdit

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