Jock Sutherland

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Jock Sutherland

Date of birth
Mar 11, 1889

Date of death
Apr 11, 1948 (age 59)

Birthplace
Coupar Angus, United Kingdom

Hometown
Coupar Angus, United Kingdom

Nationality
Scottish

College
University of Pittsburgh

Summary
John Bain "Jock" Sutherland (March 11, 1889-April 11, 1948) was a highly successful American football coach with both college and professional teams, and an inductee into the College Football Hall of Fame...
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Awards

NCAA D-I FBS Champion (AP)
Pittsburgh Panthers Football
1937

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Updated athletic career information for Jock Sutherland
Added Jock Sutherland to the 1920 Lafayette Leopards Football team roster.
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Added Jock Sutherland to the 1921 Lafayette Leopards Football team roster.
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Added Jock Sutherland to the 1922 Lafayette Leopards Football team roster.
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Added Jock Sutherland to the 1923 Lafayette Leopards Football team roster.
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Updated athletic career information for Jock Sutherland
Added Jock Sutherland to the 1919 Lafayette Leopards Football team roster.
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Updated athletic career information for Jock Sutherland
Added Jock Sutherland to the 1914 Pittsburgh Panthers Football team roster.
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Added Jock Sutherland to the 1915 Pittsburgh Panthers Football team roster.
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Added Jock Sutherland to the 1916 Pittsburgh Panthers Football team roster.
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Added Jock Sutherland to the 1917 Pittsburgh Panthers Football team roster.
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October 15, 1932, Pittsburgh (3-0) at Army (2-0)
Under coach jock Sutherland, Pittsburgh opened its 1932 season with a trio of routine wins, as the Panthers used just enough of their offense to romp past Ohio Northern (47-0) West Virginia (40-0) and Duquesne (33-0). A big reason was senior halfback Warren...
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November 15, 1930, Pittsburgh (5-1-1) at Ohio State (3-2-1)
Under coach Jock Sutherland, Pittsburgh opened the 1930 season on a roll with four straight shutouts. Then came a tough stretch of games as they lost convincingly to defending national champion Notre Dame, the Panthers went to Lincoln and tied Nebraska,...
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November 1, 1930, Pittsburgh (4-1) at Nebraska (3-1)
Under coach Jock Sutherland, Pittsburgh opened the 1930 season with four straight shutouts. Then the Panthers hosted legendary coach Knute Rockne and defending national champion Notre Dame, and the visitors were impressive with the way they easily handled...
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January 1, 1930 Rose Bowl, Pittsburgh (9-0) vs. Southern California (9-2)
Under coach Jock Sutherland, Pittsburgh went through all nine opponents on its schedule without a setback. They registered three shutouts and beat the opposition by a combined 277-43 margin, with only one team scoring in double figures. Four Panthers...
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November 2, 1929, Ohio State (3-0-1) at Pittsburgh (5-0)
In 1928, Ohio State went 5-2-1 under coach John Wilce. Afterwards, the longest tenured coach in school history called it a career after 16 seasons, 120 games and a 78-33-9 record, all school records. Having received his medical degree in ’19, Wilce...
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October 19, 1929, Pittsburgh (3-0) at Nebraska (1-0-1)
Under coach Jock Sutherland in 1928, the Pitt offense scored 177 points and the defense posted seven shutouts and permitted just 15 points. Unfortunately, two opponents parlayed the 15 points into narrow victories, 9-6 and 6-0, and one of the shutouts was a...
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November 17, 1928, Pittsburgh (5-2) at Nebraska (6-0)
Under fifth-year coach Jock Sutherland, the 1928 Pitt Panthers were good, but weren’t nearly as good as their predecessors. They won five games by shutouts and permitted just 15 points in two games, but they proved the difference in two narrow losses, 9-6...
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January 2, 1928 Rose Bowl, Pittsburgh (8-0-1) vs. Stanford (7-2-1)
Pittsburgh coach John “Jock” Sutherland guided his fourth Panthers team to an undefeated 8-0-1 record in 1927, having posted seven shutouts and allowed just 20 points. Included was a big intersectional win over once-beaten Nebraska on November 12,...
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October 22, 1927, Carnegie Tech (3-1) at Pittsburgh (4-0)
Under coach Wally Steffen, Carnegie Tech went 7-2 in 1926. They closed the season with the school’s greatest triumph, a 19-0 victory at Forbes Field over nationally renowned, undefeated and highly favored Notre Dame, sans legendary coach Knute Rockne,...
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November 13, 1926, Washington & Jefferson (6-1) at Pittsburgh (4-2-1)
In 1926, Washington & Jefferson had a new football coach, Andy Kerr, a former Pittsburgh assistant under legendary coach Glenn “Pop” Warner. When Warner signed an agreement in February to become Stanford’s advisory coach and then assume full control...
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November 12, 1927, Nebraska (4-1) at Pittsburgh (6-0-1)
In each of Ernest Bearg’s first two seasons at Nebraska, the Cornhuskers lost two games. There was a 4-2 record in 1925 and a 6-2 mark in ’26. His third Nebraska team in ‘27looked like his best. Behind senior star back Glen Presnell, the...
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History: Jack Harding MVP Award
University-of-Miami Athletics Department, Jul 28, 2011
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Updated athletic career information for Jock Sutherland
Added Jock Sutherland to the 1925 Pittsburgh Panthers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Jock Sutherland to the 1926 Pittsburgh Panthers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Jock Sutherland to the 1927 Pittsburgh Panthers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Jock Sutherland to the 1928 Pittsburgh Panthers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Jock Sutherland to the 1929 Pittsburgh Panthers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Jock Sutherland to the 1930 Pittsburgh Panthers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Jock Sutherland to the 1931 Pittsburgh Panthers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Jock Sutherland to the 1932 Pittsburgh Panthers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Jock Sutherland to the 1933 Pittsburgh Panthers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Jock Sutherland to the 1934 Pittsburgh Panthers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Jock Sutherland to the 1935 Pittsburgh Panthers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Jock Sutherland to the 1936 Pittsburgh Panthers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Jock Sutherland to the 1937 Pittsburgh Panthers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
Added Jock Sutherland to the 1938 Pittsburgh Panthers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
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by DaMan Jul 21, 2010
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Updated athletic career information for Jock Sutherland
Added Jock Sutherland to the 1924 Pittsburgh Panthers Football team roster.
  • Set role to Head Coach.
by DaMan Jul 21, 2010
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