Howard Gargan

Howard Gargan

Gargan, c. 1912 at Rutgers
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1886-12-12)December 12, 1886[1]
New York, New York
Died January 21, 1945(1945-01-21) (aged 58)
Manhattan, New York
Playing career
1906–1907 Fordham
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1908–1909 Fordham
1910–1912 Rutgers
Head coaching record
Overall 22–12–6

Howard Matthew Gargan[2] (December 12, 1886 – January 21, 1945) was an American football player and coach. He Served as the head football coach at Fordham University from 1908 to 1909 and at Rutgers University from 1910 to 1912, compiling a career college football record of 22–12–6.

In 1917, he joined the United States Army but did not see combat in Europe. He attained the rank of captain and resigned from the Army in 1927, having served in Fort Riley, Kansas and Fort Dix, New Jersey.

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Fordham Rams (Independent) (1908–1909)
1908 Fordham 5–1
1909 Fordham 5–1–2
Rutgers: 10–2–2
Rutgers Queensmen (Independent) (1910–1912)
1910 Rutgers 3–2–3
1911 Rutgers 4–4–1
1912 Rutgers 5–4
Rutgers: 12–10–4
Total: 22–12–6


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