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Encyclopedia > Fielding Yost

Fielding Harris Yost (April 30, 1871 - August 20, 1946) was a U.S. football coach. He was a coach for University of Michigan between 1901 and 1923, and again between 1925 and 1926. Nicknamed "Hurry Up" for his excitable demeanor, he was a resounding success, winning 165 games, losing only 29, and tying 10 for a winning percentage of .833. Image File history File links Fhyost. ... April 30 is the 120th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (121st in leap years), with 245 days remaining, as the last day in April. ... 1871 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Motto: E pluribus unum (1789 to present) (Latin: Out of Many, One) In God We Trust (1956 to present) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington, D.C. Largest city New York, New York Official language(s) None at federal level; English de facto Government • President  â€¢ Vice President Federal republic... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... This article is about the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Yost was born in Fairview, West Virginia. His initial team, dubbed the "Point-a-Minute" squad, outscored its opposition by a margin of 550-0 en route to a perfect season and victory in the inaugural Rose Bowl on January 1, 1902 over Stanford. Ironically, Yost had been Stanford's coach in 1900 before moving to Michigan. Fairview is a town located in Marion County, West Virginia. ... The Rose Bowl is an annual American college football game, usually played on January 1 at the stadium of the same name in Pasadena, California. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... See also: 1901 in sports, other events of 1902, 1903 in sports and the list of years in sports. // American Football January 1 - The first Rose Bowl game is played in Pasadena, California December 28 - The first indoor professional American football game is played in New York City at Madison... Stanford may refer: Stanford University Places: Stanford, Kentucky Stanford, California, home of Stanford University Stanford Shopping Center Stanford, New York, town in Dutchess County. ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday. ...


From 1901 to 1904, Yost's teams did not lose a game, and tied only once – a legendary tie with the University of Minnesota that led to the establishment of the Little Brown Jug, college football's oldest trophy. 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... UMN redirects here. ... The Little Brown Jug is a traveling trophy passed between the football teams of the University of Minnesotas Gophers and the University of Michigans Wolverines. ...


After retiring from coaching, Yost remained at Michigan as the school's athletic director, a position he held until 1942. Under his leadership, Michigan Stadium and Yost Fieldhouse (now Yost Ice Arena) were constructed. Michigan Stadium, nicknamed the Big House, is the football stadium for the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. ... Yost Ice Arena (formerly Yost Fieldhouse) in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, is the home of the University of Michigan varsity ice hockey team. ...


Arguably no one has left a larger mark on University of Michigan Athletics than Fielding Yost. Long time football coach (165-29-10) and athletic director his career was marked with great achievements both on and off the field. From 1901-05 Yost's football teams were undefeated in 56 straight games. During those five seasons Michigan outscored its opponents 2,821 to 42 leading these teams to be referred to as "Point-a-minute" squads.


Yost was known for a series of admonitions to his players beginning with the words, "Hurry up;" for example, "Hurry up and be the first man down the field on a punt or kick-off." This inclination resulted in his nickname, "Hurry up" Yost. A native of West Virginia, Yost's unusual pronunciation of the school's name ("MEE-she-gan") is affectionately continued by some Michigan football fans.


Yost died at age 75 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and was among the inaugural class of inductees to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1951. For the railroad company, see Ann Arbor Railroad. ... The College Football Hall of Fame, located in South Bend, Indiana, United States, is a hall of fame devoted to college football. ... See also: 1950 in sports, other events of 1951, 1952 in sports and the list of years in sports. // Auto Racing NASCAR Championship - Herb Thomas AAA Racing: Tony Bettenhausen won the series championship Lee Wallard won the Indianapolis 500 Formula One Championship - Juan Manuel Fangio of Argentina 24 hours of...


Coaching Record

Nebraska
Year Overall
1898 8-3
Total 8-3 (.727)
Kansas
Year Overall
1899 10-0
Total 10-0 (1.000)
Michigan
Year Overall (Big Ten/place)
1901 11-0* (4-0/1st)
1902 11-0* (5-0/1st)
1903 11-0-1* (3-0-1/1st)
1904 10-0* (2-0/1st)
1905 12-1 (2-1/2nd)
1906 4-1 (1-0/1st)
1907 5-1 N/A
1908 5-2-1 N/A
1909 6-1 N/A
1910 3-0-3 N/A
1911 5-1-2 N/A
1912 5-2 N/A
1913 6-1 N/A
1914 6-3 N/A
1915 4-3-1 N/A
1916 7-2 N/A
1917 8-2 (0-1/8th)
1918 5-0* (2-0/1st)
1919 3-4 (1-4/7th)
1920 5-2 (2-2/6th)
1921 5-1-1 (2-1-1/5th)
1922 6-0-1 (4-0/1st)
1923 8-0* (4-0/1st)
1925 7-1 (5-1/1st)
1926 7-1 (5-0/1st)
Total 165-29-10 (.833) 42-10-2 (.778)

*Claimed national championship.


Note: Michigan did not compete in Big Ten Conference play from 1907-1916. Big Ten Conference The Big Ten Conference is the United States oldest college athletic conference. ...


External link

  • College Football Hall of Fame

 
 

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