Leon Exelby
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Leon Exelby
Leon Exelby
Biographical details
Born1888
DiedSeptember 29, 1962
Owosso, Michigan
Playing career
Football
1907-1910Michigan Agricultural
Position(s)Fullback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1912Wyoming
Basketball
1912-1913Wyoming
Head coaching record
Overall2-7 (football)
2-5 (basketball)

Leon C. "Ex" Exelby (1888 - September 29, 1962) was an American football player and coach of football and basketball. He played college football at Michigan Agricultural College--now known as Michigan State University--from 1907 to 1910. He was captain of the 1910 Michigan Agricultural team. Playing as a fullback, he was selected by Walter Eckersall to the 1910 All-Western college football team.[1] Exelby served as the head football coach at the University of Wyoming for one season in 1912, compiling a record of 2-7. He was also Wyoming's head basketball coach that academic year, 1912-13, tallying a mark of 2-5. Exelby died on September 29, 1962, in Owosso, Michigan.[2]

Head coaching record

Football

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Wyoming Cowboys (Rocky Mountain Conference) (1912)
1912 Wyoming 2-7 0-5 7th
Wyoming: 2-7 0-5
Total: 2-7

References

  1. ^ Walter H. Eckersall (November 27, 1910). "All Western Team Picked". Chicago Tribune.
  2. ^ Alderton, George S. (October 3, 1962). "The Sports Grist (continued)". Lansing State Journal. Lansing, Michigan. p. E-4. Retrieved 2019 – via Newspapers.com open access.

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