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Garrett Cochran
Born (1876-08-26)August 26, 1876
Driftwood, Pennsylvania
Died July 8, 1918(1918-07-08) (aged 41)
At sea

Garrett Cochran (August 26, 1876 – July 8, 1918) was an American football player and coach. He played college football at Princeton University from 1894 to 1897 at the end position, and was twice named to the College Football All-America Team. Cochran served as the head football coach at the University of California, Berkeley (1898–1899), the United States Naval Academy (1900) and Princeton University (1902), compiling a career head coaching record of 29–5–3.[1]

During World War I, Cochran enlisted in the United States Army and served in France as a lieutenant in the field artillery. He developed pneumonia and died on a ship returning to the United States on July 8, 1918.[2][3]

In 1971, Cochran was posthumously inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.[4]

Head coaching record[]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
California Golden Bears (Independent) (1898–1899)
1898 California 8–0–2
1899 California 7–1–1
California: 15–1–3
Navy Midshipmen (Independent) (1900)
1900 Navy 6–3
Navy: 6–3
Princeton Tigers (Independent) (1902)
1902 Princeton 8–1
Princeton: 8–1
Total: 29–5–3
Indicates Bowl Coalition, Bowl Alliance, BCS, or CFP / New Years' Six bowl.

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