Pop Warner (Football Coach) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born

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Pop Warner

Glenn Scobey Warner, most commonly known as Pop Warner, was an American college football coach at various institutions who is responsible for several key aspects of the modern game. Included among his innovations are the single and double wing formations, the three point stance and the body blocking technique. Fellow pioneer coach Amos Alonzo Stagg called Warner “one of the excellent creators”. He was inducted as a coach into the College Football Hall of Fame as part of its inaugural class in 1951. He also contributed to a junior football program which became known as Pop Warner Little Scholars, a popular youth American football organization. In the early 1900s, he created a premier football program at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School—a federally-funded, off-reservation Indian boarding school. He also coached teams to four national championships: Pittsburgh in 1915, 1916, and 1918 and Stanford in 1926.

Born: April 5, 1871, Springville, New York
Died: September 7, 1954, Palo Alto, California
Alma mater: Cornell University
Position(s): Guard
Overall: 319–106–32 (football), 36–15 (baseball)
Bowls: 1–1–2

About Pop Warner

Hall of Fame college football coach who invented many of the basic, fundamental plays of the game.

Before Fame

He was captain of the Cornell football team.

Achievement

He was hired by the University of Georgia when it was attended by 126 students.

Family Life

He married Tibb Loraine Smith in 1889.

Associations

He coached in the 1925 classic Rose Bowl game against Knute Rockne and the Four Horsemen of Notre Dame.

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Latest information about Pop Warner updated on September 06, 2020.


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