| File:Jim Pittman at Tulane.jpg |
Pittman pictured in Jambalaya 1968, Tulane yearbook
|Born||August 28, 1925|
|Died||October 30, 1971 (aged 46)|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Mississippi State (freshmen)|
Mississippi State (assistant)
|Head coaching record|
James Noel "Jim" Pittman (August 28, 1925 – October 30, 1971) was a college football coach at Tulane University, and Texas Christian University. A native of Boyle, Mississippi, Pittman played at Mississippi State University. From 1966 to 1970, he served as the head football coach at Tulane, and during his tenure there he compiled a 21–30–1 record. In 1971, he served as the head football coach at TCU, where he compiled a 3–3–1 record. He died of a heart attack suffered on the sidelines of the TCU-Baylor game in Waco, Texas on October 30, 1971.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Tulane Green Wave (Independent) (1966–1970)|
|TCU Horned Frogs (Southwest Conference) (1971)|
| #Rankings from final Coaches' Poll. |
°Rankings from final AP Poll.
- ↑ "Pittman Leaves Tulane Eleven To Coach T.C.U.". The New York Times. United Press International. December 16, 1970. http://select.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=F60E11FD3F551B7493C5A81789D95F448785F9. Retrieved January 17, 2010.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "Pittman burial Tuesday". The Tuscaloosa News. The Associated Press: p. 6. November 1, 1971. http://news.google.com/newspapers?id=UQcdAAAAIBAJ&sjid=GZwEAAAAIBAJ&dq=jim%20pittman&pg=4352%2C33909. Retrieved January 17, 2010.