Tom King (American football)

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Tom King
Biographical details
Born(1895-10-07)October 7, 1895
Boone County, Indiana, U.S.
DiedJanuary 4, 1972(1972-01-04) (aged 76)
Jasper, Indiana, U.S.
Playing career
1915–1917 Notre Dame
1914–1916 Notre Dame
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1922–1923 St. Xavier HS (KY)
1924 Louisville Male HS (KY)
1925–1930 Louisville
1925–1930 Louisville
1926–1929 Louisville
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1925–1931 Louisville
Head coaching record
Overall27–21 (college football)
38–27 (college basketball)
30–10–1 (college baseball)

Tom King (October 7, 1895 – January 4, 1972) was an American football, basketball, and baseball coach. [1] He served as the head football coach at the University of Louisville from 1925 to 1930, compiling a record of 27–21. [2]


Kind died in Jasper, Indiana on January 4, 1972, at the age of 76. [3]

Head coaching record

College football

Louisville Cardinals (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association)(1925–1930)
1925 Louisville 8–0
1926 Louisville 6–22–1T–11th
1927 Louisville 4–42–2T–9th
1928 Louisville 1–70–429th
1929 Louisville 3–51–3T–22nd
1930 Louisville 5–32–2T–13th

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  1. "Notre Dame Football" (PDF). Retrieved April 9, 2018.
  2. Who's Who in American Sports. National Biographical Society. 1928. Retrieved March 22, 2018.
  3. "U of L's Tom King is Dead at Age 76". The Herald. 5 January 1972. p. 23. Retrieved 20 December 2022.