Born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1869.
  Attended Brown University and the University of Pennsylvania. He played football at both schools.
  First coaching job was at Oberlin College for one year.
  Next he coached at Akron University, again for one year.
  Returned to Oberlin for another year.
  Went to Auburn University for five years.
  Left for Clemson in 1900 and stayed through the 1903 season.
  In 1904, he came to coach at Georgia Tech, which was his longest tour of duty, staying for 16 seasons.
  In 1905, he was responsible for getting the land leveled at North Avenue and Techwood, laying out the first game field.
  Heisman's record at Tech was 102-27-7.
  He was active in the Atlanta community and served as the president of the Atlanta Crackers.
  He was the manager of a summer stock theatrical company and spent his off seasons traveling around the country in performances.
  The 1915 and 1916 teams were unbeaten and in 1917 were national champions.
  Heisman coached the 222-0 victory over Cumberland University in 1916; he intended the victory to belittle the sportswriters who focused on the number of points scored instead of the skill of the players.
  He was the founder of the American Coaches Association.
  He was the athletic director of the Downtown Athletic Club in New York City.
  The Heisman Memorial Trophy was named after him after he passed away in 1935.
John Heisman

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