American Football Database
American Football Database
Tommy Code
Biographical details
Born(1873-04-13)April 13, 1873
DiedJanuary 28, 1956(1956-01-28) (aged 82)
San Francisco, California
Playing career
Head coaching record

Thomas Kimball Code (April 13, 1873 – January 28, 1956) was an American college football player at Stanford University who also was a football coach at Oregon State University, then known as State Agricultural College.


Code grew up in San Francisco, California where he attended Lowell High School.[1] He went on to play college football at Stanford where he was the quarterback in the first Big Game against Cal.[2][3][4]

In 1896, Code became the fourth head coach of Oregon State in the program's first four seasons. He served as the head coach for just one season, in which the team had a record of 1–2.[5][6]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Oregon Agricultural Aggies (Independent) (1896)
1896 Oregon Agricultural 1–2
Oregon Agricultural: 1–2
Total: 1–2
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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