|John W. Fuhrer|
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Fuhrer pictured in the 1906 Doane football team photo
|Born||April 11, 1880|
La Harpe, Illinois
|Died||July 1972 (aged 92)|
|Alma mater||Doane College (1906)|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
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Furher was the tenth head football coach for the Doane College Tigers located in Crete, Nebraska and he held that position for four seasons, from 1904 until 1907. His coaching record at Doane was 13 wins, 11 losses, and 0 ties. As of the conclusion of the 2007 season, this ranks him 11th at Doane in total wins and 15th at Doane in winning percentage (0.542).
In 1971, a gymnasium at Doane College was named after Fuhrer, with him present at the dedication.
Fuhrer was the second head coach for the Pittsburg State Gorrilas in Pittsburg, Kansas. He coached from 1909 through 1914, and then returned for the 1917 season for a total of 7 seasons. His teams posted a record of 26 wins, 22 losses, and 2 ties.
On November 27, 1913 in a game against the Southwestern College Moundbuilders coached by Fred Clapp, Fuhrer officially launched a formal protest against the appearance of an African American player.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Doane Tigers (Independent) (1904–1907)|
|Pittsburg State Gorillas (Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference) (1909–1918)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
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