Weede, suited up for football at Penn
|Born||November 26, 1880|
|Died||November 21, 1971 90) (aged|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Administrative career (AD unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
3 KCAC (1907, 1919, 1924)
| Kansas Sports Hall of Fame |
Walter Camp All-American Team, 1904
NAIA Track and Field Hall of Fame
Garfield Wilson Weede (November 26, 1880 – November 21, 1971) was an American football, basketball, and track and field coach and athletic director. He was one of the first college coaches to "break the color line" and allow racial integration among his players.
Garfield Weede played football at the University of Pennsylvania as an end and placekicker. He was severely injured in a game in October 1905.Under head coach Carl S. Williams, the team was undefeated in 1904 with a record of 12–0 and has since retroactively been declared "national champions" for that year.
Weede was the tenth head football coach for Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, as well as the athletic director. He held the position for three seasons, from 1906 until 1908, and followed John H. Outland. Weede's coaching record at Washburn was 20–6–4.Football legend Walter Camp called him a "familiar winner" in one of his reviews of the program and his 1907 team finished the season undefeated and untied with victories of Kansas State, Kansas, and Oklahoma.
Weede next became the head football coach at Cooper Memorial College—now known as Sterling College—in Sterling, Kansas.He held that position for nine seasons, from 1910 until 1918. His coaching record at Cooper was 21–25–3. Weede is a member of the Sterling College Athletic Hall of Fame.
In 1919, "Doc" Weede was hired as coach of all sports and director of athletics at Pittsburg Manual Training Normal in Pittsburg, Kansas. He coached the football team to a 46–33–7 record from 1919 to 1928 including the school's first undefeated team in 1924. That year, his team was declared Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference champions.
Doc Weede ended his football coaching career on a downturn, losing every game of his final season of 1928. His squad only scored in two of seven games and allowed a total of 113 points.
Weede was inducted in the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame in 1961.Although he spent most of his time and efforts in college athletics, he also was a dentist, having earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Pennsylvania in 1906.
|Washburn Ichabods (Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference)(1906–1908)|
|Cooper Barrelmakers (Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference)(1910–1918)|
|Pittsburg State Gorillas (Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference)(1919–1927)|
|Pittsburg State Gorillas (Central Intercollegiate Conference)(1928)|
The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) is an intercollegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA. The KCAC is the oldest conference in the NAIA and the second oldest in the United States, tracing its history to 1890.
Henry Clifford "Doc" Carlson was an American basketball coach and football player. He is a Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame inductee as the men's college basketball coach of his alma mater, the University of Pittsburgh, from 1922 to 1953. At Pitt he compiled a record of 367–247 record (.595). His 1927–28 team finished the season with a 21–0 record and was retroactively named the national champion by the Helms Athletic Foundation and the Premo-Porretta Power Poll; Carlson's Panthers would receive retroactive recognition as the Helms national champion for the 1929–30 season as well. Carlson also led Pitt to the Final Four in 1941. As a student at the university, Carlson was also a First Team All-American end on Pitt's football team under coach "Pop" Warner. Carlson also lettered in basketball and baseball.
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.
Benjamin Gilbert Owen was an American football player and coach of football, basketball, and baseball. He served as the head football coach at Washburn College—now Washburn University—in 1900, at Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas from 1902 to 1904, and at the University of Oklahoma from 1905 to 1926, compiling a career college football record of 155–60–19. Owen was also the head basketball coach at Oklahoma from 1908 to 1921, tallying a mark of 113–49, and the head baseball coach at the school from 1906 to 1922, amassing a record of 142–102–4. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1951.
The University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine is the dental school of the University of Pennsylvania (Penn), an Ivy League university located in Philadelphia. It is one of twelve graduate schools at Penn and one of several dental schools in Pennsylvania. It is part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System.
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