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Pat O'Dea

Date of birth
Mar 17, 1872

Date of death
Apr 5, 1962 (age 90)

Birthplace
Melbourne, Australia

Hometown
Melbourne, Australia

College
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Summary
Patrick John O'Dea (17 March 1872 - 4 March 1962) was a college football coach at Missouri and Notre Dame. An Australian by birth, he was previously an Australian Rules Football player who played for the Melbourne Football Club in the VFA. He was selected several times for the Victorian State team, the first time when he was just 16...
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Trivia
  • After leaving coaching, O'Dea became an attorney in San Francisco. In 1917, he was expected to join the Australian army. He chose not to do so, and disappeared to Westwood, Califorina where he worked for years as an accountant for a lumber company.

Nicknames
Kangaroo Kicker

Family members on Fanbase
Andrew O'Dea (brother)

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Updated personal notes for Pat O'Dea
Edited the personal notes for Pat O'Dea.
  • Added trivia: "After leaving coaching, O'Dea became an attorney in San Francisco. In 1917, he was expected to join the Australian army. He chose not to do so, and disappeared to Westwood, Califorina where he worked for years as an accountant for a lumber company."
  • Added nicknames: "Kangaroo Kicker"
by maddog48 Aug 19, 2012
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November 17, 1900, Notre Dame (4-2-1) at Michigan (6-1)
Located in South Bend, Indiana, Notre Dame started playing football in the fall of 1887 with a game against Michigan, a team that started nearly a decade earlier, and the latter won, 8-0. That spring, the two teams met twice more, and Michigan won both. ...
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Barry Alvarez NFF Hall of Fame On-Campus Salute scheduled for Sept. 18
The University of Wisconsin and The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Hall of Fame announced Thursday that they will jointly honor former UW Head Coach Barry Alvarez with an NFF Hall of Fame On-Campus Salute September 18 as the Badgers host Arizona...
University of Wisconsin, Madison Athletics Department, Aug 05, 2010
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