H. L. Fairbanks
Biographical details
Born(1871-09-21)September 21, 1871
Farmington, Maine
DiedFebruary 15, 1909(1909-02-15) (aged 37)
Bangor, Maine
Alma materHarvard Law (1900)
Playing career
Position(s)Quarterback (football), third baseman (baseball)
Head coaching record

Hiland Lockwood Fairbanks (September 21, 1871 – February 15, 1909) was an American minor league baseball player, lawyer and college football player and coach. He was a two-sport athlete at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, playing quarterback on the school's football team and serving as a team captain in 1893.[1] During his collegiate days, he also played baseball for the Bangor Millionaires.[2] After graduating, he served as the head football coach at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, Mississippi for one season, in 1895,, compiling a record of 2–1.[3]

Fairbanks died after suffering from tuberculosis in 1909. The Hiland Lockwood Fairbanks award at Bowdoin is named in his honor.[4]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Ole Miss Rebels (Independent) (1895)
1895 Ole Miss 2–1
Ole Miss: 2–1
Total: 2–1
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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