Jud Timm

Judson Albert Timm (August 28, 1906 – December 23, 1994) was a college football player and coach. A native of Twin Falls, Idaho,[1] he played for Robert Zuppke's Illinois Fighting Illini football teams at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, where he was a prominent halfback[2][3] and a member of its 1927 national championship team.[4] Timm scored in the Michigan game that year;[5] and was an All-Big Ten Conference selection. Timm served as the head football coach at Pennsylvania Military College—now known as Widener University—from 1930 to 1938 and at Moravian College from 1939 to 1941, compiling a career college football coaching record of 52–43–11.[6] He was also the head basketball coach at Pennsylvania Military from 1930 to 1936 and again in 1937–38, tallying a mark of 58–54. Timm was an assistant football coach at Yale University from 1942 to 1944, mentoring the backfield for the Yale Bulldogs football team under head coach Howard Odell.[7][8] He was later an assistant football coach and head track and field coach at Princeton University.

Jud Timm
Biographical details
Born(1906-08-28)August 28, 1906
Twin Falls, Idaho
DiedDecember 23, 1994(1994-12-23) (aged 88)
Trenton, New Jersey
Playing career
Football
1926–1929Illinois
Position(s)Halfback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1930–1938Pennsylvania Military
1939–1941Moravian
1942–1944Yale (backfield)
1945–?Princeton (backfield)
Basketball
1930–1936Pennsylvania Military
1937–1938Pennsylvania Military
Track and field
1942–1947Princeton (indoor)
1944–1947Princeton (outdoor)
Head coaching record
Overall52–43–11 (football)
58–54 (basketball)
Accomplishments and honors
Awards
All-Big Ten (1927)

Early yearsEdit

Timm was born on August 28, 1906 in Twin Falls, Idaho to Albert Amos Timm and Gertrude Wolfinger.

Head coaching recordEdit

FootballEdit

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Pennsylvania Military Cadets (Independent) (1930–1938)
1930 Pennsylvania Military 6–3–1
1931 Pennsylvania Military 4–3–2
1932 Pennsylvania Military 3–4–2
1933 Pennsylvania Military 5–2–1
1934 Pennsylvania Military 7–0–2
1935 Pennsylvania Military 5–5
1936 Pennsylvania Military 2–7
1937 Pennsylvania Military 1–8–1
1938 Pennsylvania Military 3–5–1
Pennsylvania Military: 36–37–10
Moravian Greyhounds (Independent) (1939–1941)
1939 Moravian 4–3–1
1940 Moravian 6–1
1941 Moravian 6–2
Moravian: 16–6–1
Total: 52–43–11

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "G. Huff, Olander, Clark Speak to 35 Numeral Men". Daily Illini. November 25, 1925.
  2. ^ "Timm, Illinois Halfback, Out of Michigan Game". Chicago Daily Tribune. October 20, 1926.
  3. ^ "Timm Rebreaks Arim; Is Out For Remainder of Football Season". Daily Illini. October 20, 1926.
  4. ^ "Jud Timm Visits Campus; Jolly Is Also In Town". Daily Illini. December 17, 1930.
  5. ^ Loren Tate (August 29, 2010). "Tate: Peaks and valleys".
  6. ^ J. F. Pirro (March 29, 1990). "Lobb Looks Back On 16 Years of Football At Emmaus High".
  7. ^ "Timm Named for Princeton Post". Standard-Examiner. Ogden, Utah. Associated Press. January 11, 1945. p. 10. Retrieved August 3, 2015.
  8. ^ "Judson Timm To Assist Odell In Yale Football". Chicago Tribune. June 3, 1942.

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