Morris Ely
Biographical details
Born(1876-04-21)April 21, 1876
New York
DiedDecember 14, 1932(1932-12-14) (aged 56)
New York, New York
Playing career
Head coaching record

Morris Upham Ely (April 21, 1876 – December 14, 1932) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts from 1904 to 1905, compiling a record of 9–12.[1] Ely was a quarterback at Yale University in the late 1890s.[2] He later practice law in Manhattan and was active in politics as a member of the Republican Party. He died there, on December 14, 1932, when he committed suicide by jumping from the tenth floor of the building of 50 Vanderbilt Avenue, which houses the Yale Club of New York City.[3]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Williams Ephs (Independent) (1904–1905)
1904 Williams 3–7
1905 Williams 6–5
Williams: 9–12
Total: 9–12
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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