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Jim Thorpe

James Francis Wathohuck Thorpe

Position: TB-E-FB
Height: 6-1    Weight: 202 lbs.

Born: May 22, 1887 in near Prague, OK
Died: March 28, 1953 in Lomita, CA
High School: Carlisle Indian School
College: Carlisle Indian
1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)
Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1963

Playing Record

Other SR Links: Olympics at Sports-Reference.com

Coaching Results

Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Notes
1920 33 Canton Bulldogs APFA 13 7 4 2 .636 8
1921 34 Cleveland Indians APFA 8 3 5 0 .375 11
1922 35 Oorang Indians NFL 9 3 6 0 .333 11
1923 36 Oorang Indians NFL 11 1 10 0 .091 18
4 yrs 41 14 25 2 .359 0 0 0 12.0
2 yrs OOR 20 4 16 0 .200 0 0 0 14.5
1 yr CAN 13 7 4 2 .636 0 0 0 8.0
1 yr CLE 8 3 5 0 .375 0 0 0 11.0

Games over .500: -11
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 0
Division Championships: 0

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
1920 CAN 14 8 1 4 1 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 5 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1921 CLE 21 11 1 7 1 1 5 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 7 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1922 OOR 18 11 1 15 1 1 10 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
1923 OOR 20 18 1 18 1 1 13 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 18 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
4 yrs %tile 40 100 47 100 100 62 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 45 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
2 yrs OOR 30 100 19 100 100 45 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 19 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
1 yr CAN 50 100 79 100 100 79 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 71 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
1 yr CLE 52 100 71 100 100 81 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 71 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100

Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1920 33 NFL Canton Bulldogs Head Coach
1921 34 NFL Cleveland Indians Head Coach
1922 35 NFL Oorang Indians Head Coach
1923 36 NFL Oorang Indians Head Coach