John J. Coleman

John J. Coleman
LSU Tigers
Position Quarterback/Halfback
Career history
College LSU (18991903)
Personal information
Place of birth New Orleans, Louisiana

John J. Coleman was a college football player for Louisiana State University (LSU), the school's second five-year letterman (1899, 1900, 1901, 1902, 1903). He was a quarterback on the 1902 team,[1][2] which had the longest schedule yet for the Tigers and also featured the most amount of games on the road. The team lost only to Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA) champion Vanderbilt. Coleman was captain of the 1903 team.[3]


  1. "Amateur Sport". The Olympian Magazine. 2: 485.
  2. "L. S. U. 5, Auburns 0". The Times-Democrat. October 28, 1920. p. 11. Retrieved May 3, 2016 via
  3. Louisiana Sports Record Book. p. 36.
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