Thomas T. Reilley

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Thomas T. Reilley
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Biographical details
Born(1883-03-20)March 20, 1883 [1]
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
DiedJanuary 27, 1940(1940-01-27) (aged 56)
Mount Vernon, New York, U.S. [2]
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1914–1915 NYU
Head coaching record
Overall9–7–2

Thomas Thornton Reilley (March 20, 1883 – January 27, 1940) was an American college football coach and politician. He served the 12th head football coach at New York University (NYU). He held that position for two seasons, 1914 and 1915, leading the NYU Violets to a record of 9–7–2. [3] Having come off a scoreless, losing season in 1913 under Jake High, NYU's record under Reilley in 1914 of 5–3–1 showed a marked improvement. However, Reilleys' tenure at NYU ended in 1915 with a 70–0 loss to Rutgers. [4]

Reilley was a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly (New York Co., 21st D.) in 1916.

Head coaching record

YearTeamOverallConferenceStandingBowl/playoffs
NYU Violets (Independent)(1914–1915)
1914 NYU 5–3–1
1915 NYU 4–4–1
NYU:9–7–2
Total:9–7–2

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References

  1. New York, Military Service Cards, 1816-1979
  2. New York, Death Index, 1880-1956
  3. The Ultimate Guide to College Football, James Quirk, 2004
  4. "1915 NYU Football Season Statistics". Archived from the original on 2011-05-25. Retrieved 2008-03-07.
New York State Assembly
Preceded by New York State Assembly
New York County, 21st District

1916
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