Thomas C. Holliday

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Thomas C. Holliday
Biographical details
Born(1890-06-28)June 28, 1890
Victoria, Texas, U.S.
DiedSeptember 7, 1940(1940-09-07) (aged 50)
Fauquier County, Virginia, U.S.
Playing career
1911 Texas A&M
Position(s) Fullback, halfback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1921 Texas Mines
? Texas School for the Deaf
Head coaching record
Overall1–4 (college)

Thomas Cromwell Holliday (June 28, 1890 – September 7, 1940), sometimes spelled Holiday, was an American football player and coach. He played college football at the fullback and halfback positions for four years at Texas A&M College. After graduating, he served as the head football coach at the Texas School for the Deaf and Dumb in Austin, Texas. During World War I, he served as an aviator in France. [1] In 1921, he was the head football coach at the Texas School of Mines (now known as the University of Texas at El Paso), leading the 1921 Texas Mines Miners football team to a 1–4 record. [2] In December 1921, Holliday announced that he would be unable to coach the team in 1922. [3] He was married to Josephine Nations Morfit in February 1922. [4] [5] He later worked as a general agent for Aetna.

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Head coaching record

College

YearTeamOverallConferenceStandingBowl/playoffs
Texas Mines Miners (Independent)(1920)
1921 Texas Mines 1–4
Texas Mines:1–4
Total:1–4

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References

  1. "Tom Holiday to Coach Mines: Former Star with Texas A&M". The El Paso Times. September 26, 1921. p. 7 via Newspapers.com.
  2. "2014 UTEP Media Guide" (PDF). University of Texas at El Paso. 2014. p. 174.
  3. "Miners Enjoy Big Football Jubilee". El Paso Herald. December 3, 1921. p. 10 via Newspapers.com.
  4. "Tom Holliday Married To Mrs. Morfit". El Paso Herald. February 3, 1922. p. 2 via Newspapers.com.
  5. "Wedding of Mrs. Josephine Nations Morfit To Tom Holliday Solemnized at First Presbyterian Church". The El Paso Times. February 4, 1922. p. 5 via Newspapers.com.