Fran Nagle Sport(s) Football Biographical details Born July 1, 1924 Died August 15, 2014 (aged 90) Playing career Position(s) Quarterback Head coaching record
Francis Joseph Nagle (July 1, 1924 – August 15, 2014)  was an  American football player and coach.
Playing career Edit
Nagle graduated from high school in
West Lynn, Massachusetts before playing at the University of Nebraska. As a quarterback at Nebraska, Nagle was the statistical leader for passing yards from 1949 and 1950. He holds a career Nebraska top 25 passing record at 1,289 yards in 190 attempts with 41.6% completions and 13 touchdowns.  Nagle was the 43rd pick in the fourth round  National Football League draft pick as a back for the Philadelphia Eagles in 1951. In 1952, he was signed by the  Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League but a training camp injury ended his career.
In 1950, Nagle was chosen as a
Big Seven Conference All-Conference selection. In 1951, Nagle played in the Senior Bowl, the College All-Star game, and the East-West Shrine Game. Nagle was inducted into the Nebraska Football Hall of Fame in 1992. 
Coaching career Edit
Nagle was the 25th head football coach at
Doane College in Crete, Nebraska and he held that position for two seasons, from 1953 and 1954. His coaching record at Doane was 7–9–2.