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Born(1896-02-28)February 28, 1896
Chicago, Illinois
DiedSeptember 8, 1951(1951-09-08) (aged 55)[1]
Indianapolis, Indiana
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight220 pounds (100 kg)
Position(s)Tackle
CollegeNotre Dame
Statistics
* Pro Football Reference
Teams
1921
1921
1921
Detroit Tigers
Rock Island Independents
Green Bay Packers

Francis Edward Coughlin (February 28, 1896 – September 8, 1951) was an American football player and coach in the American Professional Football Association (renamed the National Football League in 1922). In 1921, he played for the Green Bay Packers, the Detroit Tigers, and the Rock Island Independents, the last of which he also served as a player-coach.

Coughlin played at the collegiate level at the University of Notre Dame. He was named captain of the 1920 football squad[2] after the team's current captain, George Gipp withdrew from the University.

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