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John Acosta
Biographical details
Born(1898-12-13)December 13, 1898
Jacksonville, Florida
DiedJuly 18, 1929(1929-07-18) (aged 30)
Waverly, Georgia
Playing career
Position(s)Guard
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
All-American (1920)

John Sidney Acosta (December 13, 1898 – July 18, 1929) was a college football player and coach from Jacksonville.[1] He was a prominent guard for the Yale Bulldogs,[2] selected first-team All-American in 1920 by Walter Eckersall.[3] He then took up coaching. Acosta was the freshman coach for the Florida Gators in 1922, leading them to a southern title.[4] He died in an automobile accident.[5]

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