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Myron Fuller
File:Myron Fuller Tulane.jpg
Fuller pictured in 1922
Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Born(1889-06-04)June 4, 1889
Boston, Massachusetts
DiedAugust 31, 1949(1949-08-31) (aged 60)
Mountain Lakes, New Jersey
Playing career
Position(s)Guard, tackle
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
1 Maine Intercollegiate Athletic Association (1914)

Myron Elmer Fuller (June 4, 1889 – August 31, 1949) was an American football player and coach.

Playing careerEdit

Fuller played football at Yale University in 1910 and graduated from the school in 1911.

Coaching careerEdit

He served as the head coach at Stevens Institute of Technology (1912–1913) Colby College (1914–1915), Haverford School (1916), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1920), and Tulane University (1921). He later served as a line coach for the Yale Bulldogs. His 1914 Colby team is considered to be one of the strongest college teams ever in the state of Maine. Colby defeated their opponents by a combined score of 277 to 49, swept in-state rivals Maine, Bowdoin, and Bates, beat Holy Cross 17 to 0, and nearly upset Navy in a 31 to 21 game.[1]

Later life and deathEdit

Fuller left coaching after 1927 to pursue a career in industrial engineering. He died of a heart attack at his home in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey on August 31, 1949 at the age of 60.[2]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Stevens Tech Ducks (Independent) (1912–1913)
1912 Stevens Tech 1–9
1913 Stevens Tech 2–6
Stevens Tech: 3–15
Colby Mules (Maine Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1914–1915)
1914 Colby 6–2 3–0 1st
1915 Colby
North Carolina Tar Heels (South Atlantic Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1920)
1920 North Carolina 2–6 0–5 15th
North Carolina: 2–6 0–5
Tulane Green Wave (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1921)
1921 Tulane 4–6 3–3 13th
Tulane: 4–6 3–3
Total: 10–34–1
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Coach Myron E. Fuller". News and Observer (Raleigh). February 25, 1920.
  2. "Myron E. Fuller". The New York Times. September 2, 1949. https://timesmachine.nytimes.com/timesmachine/1949/09/02/85654009.pdf. Retrieved October 19, 2010.

External linksEdit

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