John Tomlin
Biographical details
BornWashington, D.C.
Head coaching record

John Francis "Bud" Tomlin was an American football coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Arkansas in 1943, compiling a 2–7 record. Tomlin was born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Muskogee, Oklahoma. He was hired as freshman coach at Arkansas in the fall of 1942. Tomlin succeeded George Cole as head football coach in 1943 when Cole left to serve in the United States Navy.[1]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Arkansas Razorbacks (Southwest Conference) (1943)
1943 Arkansas 2–7 1–4 T–5th
Arkansas: 3–7 1–4
Total: 3–7
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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