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George Hoskins
George Hoskins

Position:
Center

Head Coach:
1892-1895


George "Doc" Hoskins served as Penn State's first head coach, while also a player for the Nittany Lions. A threeyear letterman at center, he was the athletic trainer at Vermont before being appointed Penn State's first director of physical training and first instructor of physical education. His duties included coaching the football team to a record of 17-4-4. He later was head coach at Bucknell and served as a trainer for the Cincinnati Reds during baseball spring training for 23 years. He died in 1957 in Cincinnati.

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