Tim Callahan
File:Tim Callahan The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Fri Oct 10 1919 .jpg
Biographical details
Born(1895-03-29)March 29, 1895
Lawrence, Massachusetts
Playing career
Head coaching record
Accomplishments and honors
Consensus All-American (1920)

John Timothy Callahan (March 29, 1895[1] – ?) was an American football player and coach. He attended preparatory school at the Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, and then enrolled at Yale University.[2] He played college football at the guard position for the Yale Bulldogs in 1916 and 1919 to 1920, and was a consensus first-team selection on the 1920 College Football All-America Team.[3] His education at Yale was interrupted during World War I by service as a pilot in the Naval Aviation Corps. He was stationed at Newport, Rhode Island, and later in South America, before being discharged in 1919.[4][5] Callahan was captain of the 1920 Yale Bulldogs football team while his brother Henry "Mike" Callahan was captain of the 1920 Princeton Tigers football team.[6]

Head coaching recordEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Colorado Mines Orediggers (Rocky Mountain Conference) (1922–1923)
1922 Colorado Mines 4–2–1 4–2–1 4th
1923 Colorado Mines 2–5 1–5 T–8th
Colorado Mines: 6–7–1 5–7–1
Total: 6–7–1
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


  1. U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database on-line]. John Timothy Callahan, born March 29, 1895, at Lawrence, Mass. Serving in the Naval Reserve at Newport, R.I.
  2. "Notable Alumni". Phillips Academy. Archived from the original on April 7, 2014. Retrieved August 21, 2014.
  3. "2014 NCAA Football Records: Consensus All-America Selections". National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 2014. p. 4. Retrieved August 16, 2014.
  4. History of the Class of Nineteen Hundred and Twenty Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University. Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor. 1920. pp. 58–59.
  5. "Old Schoolboy Companions Contend on Rival Elevens". The Harvard Crimson. November 22, 1919.
  6. "Callahan Brothers to Lead Princeton and Yale Elevens". The New York Times. December 4, 1919.
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