John Beverly Pollard
Pollard c. 1903
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Quarterback Graduate
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Date of birth: (1880-11-09)November 9, 1880
Place of birth: Aylett, Virginia
Career history
Virginia (1902–1905)
Career highlights and awards
*Southern championship (1902)

John Beverly Pollard (November 9, 1880 – October 2, 1960) was a college football player and surgeon in the US Navy Medical Corps.

Early yearsEdit

John Beverly Pollard was born November 9, 1880 in Aylett, Virginia to E. S. Pollard, Esq.[1]

University of VirginiaEdit

Pollard was an All-Southern quarterback for the Virginia Cavaliers of the University of Virginia,[2] and a member of the Virginia Glee Club.[3][4] He also played on the baseball teams. At Virginia he was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity. Pollard was known for his speed.[5] He mentored the backup Oscar Randolph.[6] He was once University Demonstrator of Anatomy.[1] After university he became a captain and surgeon in the US Navy Medical Corps.

Davidson CollegeEdit

Pollard served as a co-head coach from 1906 to 1907 at Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina.[7]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Vignettes. 1. p. 70.
  2. "District III". Caduceus of Kappa Sigma 19: 219. 1904.
  3. "Catalog of Students". University of Virginia annual announcements, with a catalog of the officers and students of the University of Virginia: 43. 1903–1904.
  4. Corks and Curls. 1904. p. 132.
  5. "Football in the South". The Official National Collegiate Athletic Association Football Guide: 97.
  6. "Virginia? Carolina?". The Cavalier Daily. November 18, 1905.,1421961.
  7. Quips and Cranks. Davidson College. 1908.

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