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Jonathan K. Miller
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Biographical details
Bornc. 1900
DiedAugust 22, 1971 (aged 71)
Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
Playing career
Head coaching record

Jonathan K. "Poss" Miller (c. 1900 – August 22, 1971) was an American football player and coach. He played college football at the University of Pennsylvania as a quarterback, captaining the 1922 Penn Quakers football team. Miller served as the head football coach at Franklin & Marshall College from 1928 to 1930, compiling a record of 15–11–1.

Playing career

Miller played college football for the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, from 1920 to 1922 under coach John Heisman. Miller was the team captain in 1922.[1][2]

Miller also played the last five games of the 1923 football season for the Frankford Yellow Jackets where his brother Heinie was a member of the squad.[3]

Coaching career

Miller became the head football coach at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He held that position there for three seasons, from 1928 until 1930. His coaching record at Franklin & Marshall was 15–11–1.[4]


Miller died at the age of 71, on August 22, 1971, at Delaware County Memorial Hospital in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania.[5]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Franklin & Marshall Diplomats (Independent) (1928–1930)
1928 Franklin & Marshall 4–5
1929 Franklin & Marshall 6–3
1930 Franklin & Marshall 5–3–1
Franklin & Marshall: 15–11–1
Total: 15–11–1
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


  1. Record Throng at Opening of New Stadium. 21. The Pennsylvania Gazette. October 6, 1922. Retrieved January 9, 2013.
  2. Intercollegiate Football A Complete Pictorial and Statistical Review from 1869 to 1934, edited by Christy Walsh, Doubleday, Doran and Company, NY, 1934, pages 68 ff and 103 ff
  3. Frankford Yellow Jackets, A Documentary Scrapbook by Howard Lee Barnes, Frankford Historical Society, Philadelphia PA, 1985, p. 36
  4. DeLassus, David. "Franklin & Marshall Coaching Records". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on November 21, 2010. Retrieved April 9, 2011.
  5. "Miller, Ex-Penn Star, Dies". The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania): p. 29. August 24, 1971.

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