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Glenn Scobey "Pop" Warner in a 1997 USA Postage stamp.
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Glenn Scobey "Pop" Warner in a 1997 USA Postage stamp.

Glenn Scobey Warner (April 5, 1871September 7, 1954) was an American football coach, also known as Pop Warner. During his 44-year career as a head coach (1895–1938), Warner had 319 major NCAA college football wins. He also helped start the popular youth American football organization, Pop Warner Little Scholars. Image File history File links Description: The 1997 U.S. Postage stamp of Glenn Scobey Warner a/k/a Pop Warner Source: http://www. ... Image File history File links Description: The 1997 U.S. Postage stamp of Glenn Scobey Warner a/k/a Pop Warner Source: http://www. ... Jump to: navigation, search April 5 is the 95th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (96th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1871 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 1954 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search A college football game between Colorado State University and the Air Force Academy. ... The current official logo of the Pop Warner Little Scholars. ...


Glenn Scobey Warner was born in Springville, New York. Warner attended and played football for Cornell University. As captain of the Cornell football team, he obtained the nickname "Pop" because he was older than most of his teammates. After graduating from Cornell, Warner was hired by the University of Georgia as its new head football coach in 1895. During his first year in coaching, the University of Georgia's entire student body consisted of 248 students, and only 13 of those were in the football team. As a result, Warner's first Georgia team had 3 wins against 4 loses. The following year, the University of Georgia rehired Warner and the team had an undefeated season. (4 wins and 0 losses) Springville is a village located in Erie County, New York. ... Jump to: navigation, search For other uses of the name Cornell, see Cornell (disambiguation). ... Jump to: navigation, search The Arch, the gateway to UGAs historic North Campus. ...


After his stint in Georgia, Warner returned to Cornell to coach football for two seasons. He then coached at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania for 1899-1903, returned to Cornell for three seasons, and returned again to Carlisle in 1907. During his second tenure in Carlisle, Warner coached one of the most famous American athletes, Jim Thorpe. In 1914, Warner was hired by the University of Pittsburgh, coaching his teams to 33 straight major wins and two national championships. The next team Warner coached was at Stanford University, where his teams won three Rose Bowl games. Warner's final coaching job was at Temple University where he coached for 5 years until retiring in 1938. Carlisle Indian Industrial School, (1879 - 1918), in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the first federally supported school for Native Americans to be established off a reservation; it was founded in 1879 by Richard Henry Pratt. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: The Keystone State Other U.S. States Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Governor Ed Rendell (D) Senators Arlen Specter (R) Rick Santorum (R) Official languages None Area 119,283 km² (33rd)  - Land 116,074 km²  - Water 3,208 km² (2. ... Jump to: navigation, search Thorpe participated in the 1912 Summer Olympics. ... Jump to: navigation, search The University of Pittsburgh is a state-related, doctoral/research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... Jump to: navigation, search For other meanings of Stanford, see Stanford (disambiguation). ... The Rose Bowl can refer to: The Rose Bowl stadium in Pasadena, California. ... Jump to: navigation, search Temple University is a university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ...


Warner brought many innovative playing mechanics to college football such as the screen play, spiral punt, single- and double-wing formations, numbering players' jerseys, and the use of shoulder and thigh pads. Warner died on September 7, 1954 in Palo Alto, California. Downtown Palo Alto Palo Alto is a city in Santa Clara County, in the San Francisco Bay Area of California, USA. Palo Alto is located at the northern end of the Silicon Valley, and is home to Stanford University (which is technically located in an adjacent area — Stanford, California), and... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: The Golden State Other U.S. States Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) Senators Dianne Feinstein (D) Barbara Boxer (D) Official languages English Area 410,000 km² (3rd)  - Land 404,298 km²  - Water 20,047 km² (4. ...


References

  • "Pop Warner biography". University of Georgia's GeorgiaInfo. URL accessed on June 27, 2005.
  • "CU football halftime ceremony honors legendary 'Pop' Warner". Cornell Chronicle. URL accessed on June 26, 2005.

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Pop Warner - Search View - MSN Encarta (249 words)
Glenn Scobey Warner was born in Springville, New York.
Warner became a starting lineman on the Cornell football team, and his teammates nicknamed him Pop because he was the oldest freshman on the squad.
Warner was a pioneering coach who introduced a variety of new strategies and equipment during his career.
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Glenn "Pop" Warner was born April 5, 1871 in Springville, New York.
Warner was rehired for the 1896 season at a salary of $40 per week.
Warner went to the University of Pittsburgh in 1914, coaching his teams to 33 straight victories and two national championships.
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