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Robert Neyland

Jesse Russell

Published September 23rd 2012
ISBN : 9785512345733
Paperback
138 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Robert Reese Neyland, MBE (February 17, 1892 - March 28, 1962) was an American football player and coach and and officer in the United States Army, reaching the rank of brigadier general. He served three stints as the head football coach as the University of Tennessee (1926-1934, 1936-1940, 1946-1952). He is one of the few college football head coaches to have non-consecutive tenure at the same school. Neyland remains the all-time winningest coach in Tennessee Volunteers history with 173 wins in 216 games, six undefeated seasons, nine undefeated regular seasons, seven conference championships, and four national championships. At Tennessee, he reeled off undefeated streaks of 33, 28, 23, 19, and 14 games.