Frank M. Osborne
Biographical details
Born(1879-01-29)January 29, 1879
Fletcher, North Carolina
DiedNovember 16, 1956(1956-11-16) (aged 77)
Pinehurst, North Carolina
Playing career
Position(s)End, quarterback
Accomplishments and honors
All-Southern (1900. 1902)

Francis Moore "Farmer" Osborne (January 29, 1879 – November 16, 1956) was a college football player and coach as well as a reverend; once chaplain for Sewanee: The University of the South.

University of North CarolinaEdit

He was a prominent end for coach William A. Reynolds's North Carolina Tar Heels football teams of the University of North Carolina from 1898 to 1900.[1]


Osborne was a member of the 1898 team, the school's only undefeated team[2] and the conference champion.


He was captain of the 1900 team.[2] Osborne was selected All-Southern.[3]


He was the quarterback for the Sewanee Tigers in 1902, selected All-Southern.[4][5] He then helped coach the team and taught at Sewanee for many years.


He was rector of the Cavalry Episcopal church of Pittsburgh.[6]


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