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John William Heisman (October 25, 1869 - October 3, 1936) was a prominent American football player and subsequent college football coach in the early era of the sport. He served four four seasons as Clemson's fourth head football coach. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio and played football at Brown University 1887-1889 and at the University of Pennsylvania 1890-1891. He coached at Oberlin College in 1893, went to the University of Akron in 1894, and returned to Oberlin the next year. In 1895, he went to Auburn University, where he stayed for five years. With all these schools combined, he lost only five games. (More...)

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