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Gus Ziegler
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Ziegler pictured in The Blue Hen 1931, Delaware yearbook
Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Born(1875-10-24)October 24, 1875
Royersford, Pennsylvania
DiedApril 14, 1960(1960-04-14) (aged 84)
Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Playing career
Position(s)Guard
Head coaching record
Overall6–10–2 (college)

Augustus Bergey Ziegler (October 24, 1875 – April 14, 1960)[1][2] was an American football player and coach. He played college football at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a two-time All-American at guard. Ziegler served as the head football at the University of Delaware from 1929 to 1930, compiling a record of 6–10–2.

Ziegler was born in Royersford, Pennsylvania. He married Morea Marguerite Drumm on January 20, 1917 in Philadelphia.[3]

Playing careerEdit

Ziegler played at the guard position for the University of Pennsylvania from 1903 to 1904 and 1906 to 1907. He was selected as a consensus first-team All-American in both 1906 and 1907.[4][5][6] In 1907, Ziegler led the Penn Quakers to their fifth national football championship after finishing the season with an 11–1 record.

Head coaching recordEdit

CollegeEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens (Independent) (1929–1930)
1929 Delaware 0–7–1
1930 Delaware 6–3–1
Delaware: 6–10–2
Total: 6–10–2
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Hunsberger, G.S.; Huntsberger/Hunsberger Family Association. Executive Committee (1995). The Hunsbergers. 1. Gateway Press. https://books.google.ca/books?id=G1tVAAAAMAAJ. Retrieved August 24, 2015.
  2. "Gus Ziegler Dies At 84", Cumberland Times, April 17, 1960, Cumberland, Maryland
  3. "'Gus Ziegler' Takes Bride; Quiet Saturday Wedding". Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania): p. 11. January 22, 1917. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/7848016/harrisburg_telegraph/.
  4. "Camp Selects His All American Team". Trenton Evening Times. December 27, 1903.
  5. "Whitney Picks Out the Champ Eleven: All-American Eleven Taken from the East". La Crosse Tribune. December 26, 1903.
  6. "Casper Whitney Shuns the West: Eleven Eastern Players Picked for All-American Eleven". Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette. December 26, 1903.

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