|J. Russell Townsend|
|Sport(s)||Football, basketball, baseball, track and field|
Tama County, Iowa
|Died||December 8, 1969 (aged 85)|
|Head coaching record|
J. Russell Townsend (October 1884 – December 8, 1969) was an American football and basketball coach. He was the 21st head football coach at Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana, serving for two seasons, from 1917 to 1918, and compiling a record of 2–9–1. He was also the head basketball coach at Wabash from 1917 to 1919, tallying a mark of 16–14.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Wabash Little Giants (Independent) (1917–1918)|
|†Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.|
- ↑ "Wabash College Football History". http://sports.wabash.edu/sports/2017/4/26/football-history.aspx.
- ↑ "J.R. Townsend". Coe College Athletics. http://www.coeathletics.com/hallOfFame/62.php.
- ↑ "J. R. Townsend Sr., Civic Leader, Dies". The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, Indiana): p. 37. December 9, 1969. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/23239606/the_indianapolis_star/.
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