Saturday, November 1, 2008

This Date in College Football History

November 1, 1926: The NCAA's all-time winningest coach John Gagliardi is born in Trinidad, Colorado. Now in his 59th year of coaching, he has compiled a 458-124-11 record with a .782 winning percentage. In 1993, the Gagliardi Trophy was introduced as the Division III version of the Heisman in his honor, and he became the first active coach enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame in 2006. He has coached the St. John's (Minn.) Johnnies for the last 57 years.

Credit: The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame