Ancil D. Brown

Ancil D. Brown
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1873-09-19)September 19, 1873
Freetown, New York
Died March 17, 1960(1960-03-17) (aged 86)
Syracuse, New York
Playing career
1900–1902 Syracuse
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1903 Syracuse
1904–1905 Arkansas
Head coaching record
Overall 11–15

Ancil Delos Brown (September 19, 1873 – March 17, 1960) was an American football player and coach. He served as the co-head football coach with Jason B. Parrish at Syracuse University in 1903 and as the head football coach at the University of Arkansas from 1904 to 1905, compling a career college football record of 11–15.[1] Brown was born in Freetown, New York in 1873.[2]

Brown was an alumnus of the University of Syracuse and captained their 1902 football team.[3][4] He later worked as an attorney and was married to Lillian. He died in 1960 at his home in Syracuse, New York.[5]

Head coaching record

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Syracuse Orangemen (Independent) (1903)
1903 Syracuse 5–4
Arkansas Cardinals (Independent) (1904–1905)
1904 Arkansas 4–5
1905 Arkansas 2–6
Arkansas: 6–11
Total: 11–15


  2. "Ancil D. Brown Dies at 86; Was Claims Attorney", Syracuse Post Standard, Friday, March 18, 1960, Syracuse, New York, United States Of America

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