George F. Shipp

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George F. Shipp
Sport(s) Football
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1910–1911 Arizona
Head coaching record
Overall 8–1–1

George F. Shipp was an American football coach. He served as the seventh head football coach at the University of Arizona, coaching for two seasons, 1910 and 1911, and compiling a record of 8–1–1.

American football Team field sport

American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end. The offense, which is the team controlling the oval-shaped football, attempts to advance down the field by running with or passing the ball, while the defense, which is the team without control of the ball, aims to stop the offense's advance and aims to take control of the ball for themselves. The offense must advance at least ten yards in four downs, or plays, and otherwise they turn over the football to the defense; if the offense succeeds in advancing ten yards or more, they are given a new set of four downs. Points are primarily scored by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone for a touchdown or kicking the ball through the opponent's goalposts for a field goal. The team with the most points at the end of a game wins.

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Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Arizona (Independent)(1910–1911)
1910 Arizona 5–0
1911 Arizona 3–1–1
Arizona: 8–1–1
Total: 8–1–1

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