Vernon K. Irvine
Biographical details
Born(1871-06-24)June 24, 1871
Bedford, Pennsylvania
DiedSeptember 4, 1942(1942-09-04) (aged 71)
St. Petersburg, Florida
Alma materPrinceton University (1895)
Head coaching record

Vernon Kremer Irvine (June 24, 1871 – September 4, 1942) was an American football coach and educator. He served as the head football coach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for on season, in 1894, compiling a record of 6–3. Irvine was born one June 24, 1871 in Bedford, Pennsylvania.[1] He attended Phillips Exeter Academy, where played football as an end, and Princeton University, where he was captain of the "scrub" football team.[2][3] Irvine was the principal of Butler High School in Butler, Pennsylvania for 36 years, until his retirement in 1934 due to poor health. He moved to St. Petersburg, Florida, where he died September 4, 1942.[4]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
North Carolina Tar Heels (Independent) (1894)
1894 North Carolina 6–3
North Carolina: 6–3
Total: 6–3
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game.


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