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John C. O'Connor
Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Born(1878-12-21)December 21, 1878
Bradford, Massachusetts
DiedJanuary 5, 1922(1922-01-05) (aged 43)
Manchester, New Hampshire
Playing career
1898–1901Dartmouth
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1902–1903
1904
1907–1908
Bowdoin
Virginia Tech
Dartmouth
Head coaching record
Overall26–14–2
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

John Christopher O'Connor (December 21, 1878 – January 5, 1922) was an American football player, coach, and physician. He served as the head football coach at Bowdoin College from 1902 to 1903, at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1904, and at Dartmouth College from 1907 to 1908, compiling a career college football record of 26–14–2. O'Connor played football at Dartmouth from 1898 to 1901, and captained the team in 1901.[1][2]

O'Connor was born in Bradford, Massachusetts on December 21, 1878. He graduated from Haverhill High School in 1898, Dartmouth College in 1902, and the Bowdoin Medical School in 1905. O'Connor served on the staff of the Eliot and Balch hospitals in Manchester, New Hampshire. He died there on January 5, 1922.[3]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Bowdoin Polar Bears (Independent) (1902–1903)
1902 Bowdoin 3–5
1903 Bowdoin 4–5
Bowdoin: 7–10
Virginia Tech Hokies (Independent) (1904)
1904 Virginia Tech 5–3
Virginia Tech: 5–3
Dartmouth Indians (Independent) (1907–1908)
1907 Dartmouth 8–0–1
1908 Dartmouth 6–1–1
Dartmouth: 14–1–2
Total: 26–14–2

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