American Football Database
American Football Database
John L. Marks
Playing career
Position(s)Fullback, halfback
Head coaching record
Overall13–0–2 (Notre Dame only)

John L. Marks was an American football coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Notre Dame from 1911 to 1912, compiling a record of 13–0–2. Marks played college football at Dartmouth College.[1]

On October 5, 1912, in one of the easiest victories in Notre Dame history, junior quarterback Gus Dorais led the Irish to a 116–7 rout of St. Viator in the season-opener.[2]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Notre Dame Fighting Irish (Independent) (1911–1912)
1911 Notre Dame 6–0–2
1912 Notre Dame 7–0
Notre Dame: 13–0–2
Total: 13–0–2
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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