|Born||March 23, 1875|
Le Flore County, Oklahoma
|Died||July 20, 1961 (aged 86)|
|Alma mater||Kendall College|
Joseph Norman Leard (March 23, 1875 – July 20, 1961) was an American football coach and secretary to Green McCurtain, principal chief of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. He was one-thirty-second Choctaw origin and attended in the Indian schools in Oklahoma. He was the head football coach for the Kendall Orange and Black football team from 1895 to 1897. In addition to being the coach, he was also the captain and quarterback of Kendall's first football team.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Kendall Orange and Black (Independent) (1895–1897)|
|†Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.|
- ↑ "J. N. Leard, 86, Choctaw Notable, Dies". The Paris (TX) News: p. 4. July 21, 1961. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/4495263/j_n_leard_86_choctaw_notable_dies/.
- ↑ "Tulsa Yearly Results (1895–1899)". College Football Data Warehouse. David DeLassus. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/active/t/tulsa/1895-1899_yearly_results.php. Retrieved March 2, 2016.
- ↑ Bill Thompson (November 8, 1954). "1895 Grid Star Nixes New Game". The Paris (TX) News: p. 7. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/4495335/1895_grid_star_nixes_new_game/.