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Frank Gargan
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Gargan pictured in The Maroon 1917, Fordham yearbook
Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Born(1888-07-01)July 1, 1888
New York City, U.S.
DiedAugust 18, 1960(1960-08-18) (aged 72)
Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.
Playing career
Position(s)Quarterback
Head coaching record
Overall55–40–8
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
SAIAA (1912)

John Francis Gargan (July 1, 1888 – August 18, 1960)[1][2] was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Georgetown University (1912–1913), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1914), Fordham University (1916–1917, 1922–1926) and New York University (1920–1921), compiling career college football record of 55–40–8. In 1917, Gargan was co-head coach with Frank McCaffrey for Fordham.[3]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Georgetown Blue and Gray (South Atlantic Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1912–1913)
1912 Georgetown 8–1 5–0 1st
1913 Georgetown 4–4 1–1 T–4th
Georgetown: 12–5 6–1
RPI Engineers (Independent) (1914)
1914 RPI 4–5
RPI: 4–5
Fordham Rams (Independent) (1916–1917)
1916 Fordham 6–1–1
1917 Fordham 7–2
NYU Violets (Independent) (1920–1921)
1920 NYU 2–5–1
1921 NYU 2–3–3
NYU: 4–8–4
Fordham Rams (Independent) (1922–1926)
1922 Fordham 3–5–2
1923 Fordham 2–7
1924 Fordham 6–2
1925 Fordham 8–1
1926 Fordham 3–4–1
Fordham: 28–20–4
Total: 55–40–8
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

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