Burr Chamberlain
File:Burr Chamberlain.jpg
Portrait of Chamberlain from The World of New York, September 26, 1898
Biographical details
Born(1877-08-21)August 21, 1877
Dalton, Massachusetts
DiedNovember 11, 1933(1933-11-11) (aged 56)
Bronxville, New York
Playing career
Position(s)Center, tackle
Head coaching record
Accomplishments and honors
All-American, 1896
All-American, 1897
All-American, 1898

Burr Clark "B. C." Chamberlain (August 21, 1877 – November 11, 1933) was an American football player and coach. He played college football at Yale University from 1896 to 1898 at the center and tackle positions. Three times he was an All-American. Chamberlain served as the head football for one season at Stanford University in 1899 and for a season at the United States Naval Academy in 1903 season, compiling a career head coaching record of 6–12–3. He also coached football at the United States Military Academy, the University of Virginia, and his alma mater, Yale.

Chamberlain was born in Dalton, Massachusetts on August 21, 1877. He died of a heart attack at his home in Bronxville, New York on November 11, 1933.[1]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Stanford (Independent) (1899)
1899 Stanford 2–5–2
Stanford: 2–5–2
Navy Midshipmen (Independent) (1903)
1903 Navy 4–7–1
Navy: 4–7–1
Total: 6–12–3
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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