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Football coaches

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Gary Barnett Collection

Identifier: 25/11
Scope and Contents The Gary Barnett collection not only reflects Barnett’s remarkable accomplishments, but it also indirectly documents a highly significant period of time in the history of Northwestern University. The attention gained by Northwestern during what many considered an improbably run of athletic achievement, particularly during the 1995 and 1996 football seasons, impacted in positive fashion multiple areas of the University. The football program, naturally, improved during Barnett’s tenure as its...
Dates: 1972 - 1998

Luke A. Johnsos (1905-1984) Collection

Identifier: 31/6/143
Abstract While a student at Northwestern University (beginning in 1924), Luke A. Johnsons earned a total of seven letters in football, basketball, and baseball. He played football for the Chicago Bears, becoming player-coach, and serving as co-head coadh during World War II. He remained with the Bears until 1968. He pioneered a new way of coaching from the press box, becoming known as the "Press Box Quarterback." Johnsos also served as President of the Johnsos-Coppock printing company. This collection...
Dates: 1926 - 2011

Lynn "Pappy" Waldorf (1902-1981) Papers

Identifier: 25/9
Abstract Lynn "Pappy" Waldorf was football coach at Northwestern University (1936-1947), and other universities, and served as Director of Player Personnel for the San Francisco 49ers. His papers fill five boxes with items mostly related to his career and accomplishments as a football coach. The consist of biographical materials, clippings, and scrapbooks.
Dates: 1935 - 2000