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James William 'Bill' Glassford

 

Bill Glassford

University of Nebraska Football Hall of Fame 2002

Date of Birth: March 8, 1914, in Lancaster, Ohio

Date of Death: September 19, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona (102 years old)

Source:

Lincoln Journal Star - Published 09/21/16

Did you know?

Bill Glassford is a former pro-football player for the 1937 Cincinnati Bengals (AFL II).

He attended the University of Pittsburgh where he played football and graduated in 1936.

He was also a highly regarded football coach for the University of New Hampshire and

the University of Nebraska.

He served in the United States Navy during World War II.

 

The other pro-football players to reach the Century Club are:

Sam 'Smoke' Dana - 104 years old (1903-2007)

Thomas P. Dickinson - 102 years old (1897-1999)

John P. Kovatch - 101 years old (1912-2013)

Joe Marhefka - 101 years old (1902-2003)

Clarence 'Ace' Parker - 101 years old (1912-2013)

Ralph Horween - 100 years old (1896-1997)

 

Teams: (Player)

1937 Cincinnati Bengals (AFL II)

Teams: (Coach)

1937 Manhattan College - Assistant Coach

1938 Manhattan College - Assistant Coach

1939 Manhattan College - Assistant Coach

1940 Carnegie Tech - Assistant Coach

1941 Carnegie Tech - Assistant Coach

1942 Yale University - Assistant Coach

1946 University of New Hampshire - Head Coach

1947 University of New Hampshire - Head Coach

1948 University of New Hampshire - Head Coach

1949 University of Nebraska - Head Coach

1950 University of Nebraska - Head Coach

1951 University of Nebraska - Head Coach

1952 University of Nebraska - Head Coach

1953 University of Nebraska - Head Coach

1954 University of Nebraska - Head Coach

1955 University of Nebraska - Head Coach

College:

University of Pittsburgh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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