|Born||March 20, 1883 |
New York, New York
|Died||January 27, 1940|
Mount Vernon, New York
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
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Thomas Thornton Reilley (March 20, 1883 – January 27, 1940) was an American football coach. 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.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.
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.
New York University (NYU) is a private research university originally founded in New York City but now with campuses and locations throughout the world. Founded in 1831, NYU's historical campus is in Greenwich Village, New York City. As a global university, students can graduate from its degree-granting campuses in NYU Abu Dhabi and NYU Shanghai, as well as study at its 12 academic centers in Accra, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Florence, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Paris, Prague, Sydney, Tel Aviv, and Washington, D.C.
The NYU Violets football team represented the New York University Violets in college football.
Reilley was a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly (New York Co., 21st D.) in 1916.
The New York State Assembly is the lower house of the New York State Legislature, the New York State Senate being the upper house. There are 150 seats in the Assembly, with each of the 150 Assembly districts having an average population of 128,652. Assembly members serve two-year terms without term limits.
The 139th New York State Legislature, consisting of the New York State Senate and the New York State Assembly, met from January 5 to April 20, 1916, during the second year of Charles S. Whitman's governorship, in Albany.
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Howard Goodsell Cann was an American sportsman best known as the long-time men's basketball coach at New York University. He was also an Olympic shot putter and a college basketball and football player.
David Lewis Fultz was an American football and baseball player and coach. He played Major League Baseball as a center fielder in the National League with the Philadelphia Phillies (1898–1899) and Baltimore Orioles (1899), and for the Philadelphia Athletics (1901–1902) and New York Highlanders (1903–1905) of the American League. He batted and threw right-handed. In a seven-season career, Fultz posted a .271 batting average with 223 RBI and three home runs in 644 games played. Fultz played college football and college baseball at Brown University, from which he graduated in 1898. He served as the head football coach at the University of Missouri (1898–1899), Lafayette College (1902), Brown (1903), and New York University (1904), compiling a career college football coaching record of 26–19–2. Fultz was also the head baseball coach at the United States Naval Academy in 1907 and at Columbia University from 1910 to 1911.
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John Francis "Chick" Meehan was an American football player and coach. His 17-year career coaching record was 115 wins, 44 losses, and 14 ties. He served as the head football coach at Syracuse University (1920–1924), New York University (1925–1931), and Manhattan College (1932–1937), compiling a career college football record of 115–44–14. Meehan played quarterback at Syracuse from 1915 to 1917.
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Charles William Mayser was an American football, baseball, and wrestling coach. He served three stints as the head football coach at Franklin & Marshall College and was the head football coach at Iowa State University from 1915 to 1919, compiling a career college football record of 46–32–5. Mayser was the head wrestling coach at Iowa State from 1916 to 1923 and at Franklin & Marshall from 1924 to 1946. He was also the head baseball coach at Iowa State for two seasons, from 1919 to 1920, tallying a mark of 18–8–1.
W. H. Rorke was an American football player and coach. He served the fifth head football coach at New York University (NYU). He held that position for two seasons, from 1901 until 1902, leading the NYU Violets to a record of 12–6–1. The one tie game he coached was in the 1901 season against Union on November 23. The game ended in a score of 11–11. He attended Poly Prep Country Day School as well as NYU, playing football at the latter.
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Richard E. Eustis was an American football player and coach. He played college football for Wesleyan University from 1911 to 1913 and served as the university's head football coach from 1914 to 1915. He also served as the head football coach at New York University (NYU) in 1916.
John Burt Longwell was an American football player, coach of football and basketball, and dentist. He served as the head football coach at Howard College—now Samford University—in Birmingham, Alabama during the 1909, 1911, 1916 and 1917 seasons and at New York University (NYU) in 1919, compiling a career college football record of 18–18–3. Longwell was also the head basketball coach at Howard during the 1916–17 season, tallying a mark of 3–5.
John Joseph Ryan was an American football and basketball player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the College of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota from 1911 to 1912, at Marquette University from 1917 to 1921, and at the University of Wisconsin from 1923 to 1924, compiling a career college football record of 45–11–11. Ryan was also the head basketball coach at Marquette from 1917 to 1920, tallying a mark of 13–9.
Chester Joseph Roberts was an American football player and coach of football and basketball in the early 1900s. He was a 1912 graduate of Lawrence College in Appleton, Wisconsin where he played football. After graduation, he served as a member of the faculty at several colleges in the Midwest. During this time Roberts served as head football coach at Bethany College in Bethany, West Virginia (1914), Miami University in Oxford, Ohio (1915), and Platteville Normal College, now the University of Wisconsin–Platteville (1917), compiling a career college football record of 11–10. He was also the head basketball coach at Bethany (1914–1915) and Miami (1915–1916), tallying a career college basketball mark of 9–18.
Thomas Joseph Thorp was an American football player and coach, sports writer, and football and horse racing official. He served as the head football at Fordham University from 1912 to 1913 and at New York University from 1922 to 1924, compiling a career college football record of 21–17–4.
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