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|Born||June 8, 1927|
East Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
|Died||December 4, 2014 87) (aged|
|c. 1950||East Stroudsburg|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Administrative career (AD unless noted)|
|1978–1982||Yale (assistant AD)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|2 PSAC (1964–1965)|
3 PSAC Eastern Division (1962, 1964–1965)
John C. Gregory Jr. (June 8, 1927 – December 4, 2014) was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (1959–1965), Villanova University (1967–1969), and the University of Rhode Island (1970–1975), compiling a career college football record of 87–57–4. He was the athletic director at Bowling Green State University from 1982 to 1994. He died in Philadelphia in 2014.
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, the team with possession of the oval-shaped football, attempts to advance down the field by running with the ball or passing it, while the defense, the team without possession of the ball, aims to stop the offense's advance and to take control of the ball for themselves. The offense must advance at least ten yards in four downs or plays; if they fail, they turn over the football to the defense, but if they succeed, they are given a new set of four downs to continue the drive. Points are scored primarily 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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|East Stroudsburg Warriors (Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference)(1959–1966)|
|1960||East Stroudsburg||6–3||5–3||4th (East)|
|1961||East Stroudsburg||7–1||5–1||2nd (East)|
|1962||East Stroudsburg||8–1||6–0||1st (East)|
|1963||East Stroudsburg||5–3||4–2||T–2nd (East)|
|1964||East Stroudsburg||8–1||6–0||1st (East)|
|1965||East Stroudsburg||10–0||6–0||1st (East)|
|Villanova Wildcats (NCAA University Division independent)(1967–1969)|
|Rhode Island Rams (Yankee Conference)(1970–1975)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title or championship game berth|
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