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Tommy Mills
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Sport(s)Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
BornApril 5, 1883
Beloit, Wisconsin
DiedFebruary 25, 1944 (aged 60)
Notre Dame, Indiana
Playing career
Position(s)Halfback
Head coaching record
Overall63–45–12 (football)
111–25 (basketball)
72–40–2 (baseball)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
Football
2 MCAC (1923, 1925)

Basketball
2 MCAC (1923–1924)

Thomas Emmet Mills (April 5, 1883 – February 25, 1944) was an American football player, coach of football, basketball, and baseball, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Creighton University (1915–1919), Beloit College (1920–1925), Georgetown University (1930–1932), and Arkansas State College (1934–1935), compiling a career college football record of 63–45–12. Mills was the head baseball coach at the University of Notre Dame from 1927 to 1929, during which time he was also an assistant football coach at the school under Knute Rockne. In addition, Mills was the head basketball coach at Creighton (1916–1920), Beloit (1920–1923), and Arkansas State (1935–1936), amassing a career college basketball record of 107–25. Mills died at the age of 60 on February 25, 1944 of a heart attack at the Rockne Memorial Field House in Notre Dame, Indiana. He served as the director of the field house for the four years before his death.[1]

Head coaching recordEdit

FootballEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Creighton Bluejays (Independent) (1915–1919)
1915 Creighton 3–3–1
1916 Creighton 4–1–2
1917 Creighton 6–2–1
1918 Creighton 3–0
1919 Creighton 4–0–2
Creighton: 20–6–6
Beloit Buccaneers (Independent) (1920–1921)
1920 Beloit 5–3
1921 Beloit 5–2–1
Beloit Buccaneers (Midwest Collegiate Athletic Conference) (1922–1925)
1922 Beloit 3–3–1 0–1–1 7th
1923 Beloit 6–1–1 4–0 T–1st
1924 Beloit 3–3–1 1–3–1 7th
1925 Beloit 6–2 3–0 T–1st
Beloit: 28–14–4 8–4–2
Georgetown Hoyas (Independent) (1930–1932)
1930 Georgetown 5–5
1931 Georgetown 4–5–1
1932 Georgetown 2–3[n 1]
Georgetown: 11–13–1
Arkansas State Indians (Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference) (1934–1935)
1934 Arkansas State 2–5–1
1935 Arkansas State 2–7
Arkansas State: 4–12–1
Total: 63–45–12
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.

BasketballEdit

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Creighton Bluejays (Independent) (1916–1920)
1916–17 Creighton 17–3
1917–18 Creighton 11–0
1918–19 Creighton 10–0
1919–20 Creighton 15–3
Creighton: 53–6
Beloit Buccaneers (Independent) (1920–1922)
1920–21 Beloit 5–8
1921–22 Beloit 12–0
Beloit Buccaneers (Midwest Collegiate Athletic Conference) (1922–1924)
1922–23 Beloit 13–2 9–0 1st
1923–24 Beloit 14–0 9–0 1st
Beloit: 44–10 18–0
Arkansas State Indians (Independent) (1935–1936)
1935–36 Arkansas State 14–9
Arkansas State: 14–9
Total: 111–25

      National champion         Conference regular season champion         Conference tournament champion
      Conference regular season and conference tournament champion       Conference division champion

[3][4][5]

NotesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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Template:Arkansas State Red Wolves men's basketball coach navbox


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