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John H. Outland

Born: Mar 7, 1871

Death: Mar 24, 1947

Birthplace: Hesper, Kansas

Profession: American football player

Nationality: United States

John H. Outland

Date of Birth : Mar 7, 1871
Date of Death : Mar 24, 1947
Birth Place : Hesper, Kansas

John Henry Outland was an American football player and coach. He played football at Penn College in Oskaloosa, Iowa, the University of Kansas, and the University of Pennsylvania. He was twice named an All-American while playing for the Penn Quakers, in 1897 as a tackle and in 1898 as a halfback. After playing, Outland coached at Franklin & Marshall College in 1900, the University of Kansas in 1901, and Washburn University from 1904 to 1905, compiling a career college football record of 21–15–2. He is the namesake of the Outland Trophy, an annual award established in 1946 and given to the best interior lineman in college football. Outland was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 2001.

Profession


  • American football player

Also known as


  • John Outland
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