|Died||July 5, 1952|
|Accomplishments and honors|
Porter Cup (1920)
Sewanee Athletic Hall of Fame
2nd-team All-time Sewanee football team
William M. Coughlan (1899 – July 5, 1952) was an American college football player and track athlete and coach. He played football and ran track at Sewanee: The University of the South and was inducted into the school's sports hall of fame in 2005. Coughlan was a halfback and quarterback on the Sewanee Tigers football team and captain of the 1920 squad. He returned an interception 70 yards for a touchdown against Alabama in 1922. He was second-team on the all-time Sewanee football team. Coughlan coached track at the University of Chattanooga in 1930, and later coached at Notre Dame prep.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NS2H-JMZ : 25 May 2014), William M. Coughlan, 05 Jul 1952; citing Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, cn 52-15470, State Library and Archives, Nashville; FHL microfilm 2,372,465.
- "Sewanee Athletics". http://sewaneetigers.com/information/hof/bios/coughlanbill?view=bio.
- "The ATO Palm". ATO. 1 January 1922. https://books.google.com/books?id=A_ISAAAAIAAJ.
- "Lettermen". Sewanee Alumni News: 14-18. 1949. https://archive.org/stream/sewaneealumninew15univ#page/n15/mode/2up.
- Govan, Gilbert Eaton; Livingood, James Weston (1 January 1947). "The University of Chattanooga: Sixty Years". University of Chattanooga. https://books.google.com/books?id=v8hBAAAAIAAJ.
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