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Charles Bachman

1928-1932

— NCAA Football Hall of Fame —

 
 
Charles Bachman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, May 24, 2020
1. Charles Bachman Marker
Inscription.  
In 1928, his first season at the helm for the Gators, Bachman led the team to an 8–1 record, best in school history at that time. He finished his fifth season in 1932 with a career record of 27- 18 -3. Bachman was also Head Coach at Northwestern, Kansas State, Michigan State and Hillsdale College during a 28-year career in which he compiled a 137-82-24 record. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1978 and passed away in December of 1985.

Head Coach

 
Erected by University of Florida.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationSports.
 
Location. 29° 38.946′ N, 82° 20.971′ W. Marker is in Gainesville, Florida, in Alachua County. Marker is at the intersection of Gale Lemerand Drive and Stadium Road, on the right when traveling north on Gale Lemerand Drive. Marker located on wall in front of the Heavener Football Complex which is adjoined to Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 157 Gale Lemerand Drive, Gainesville FL 32611, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dale Van Sickel (here, next to this marker); Ray Graves (a few steps from this marker); Steve Spurrier (a few steps from this marker); Jack Youngblood (a few steps from this marker); Wes Chandler (a few steps from this marker); Carlos Alvarez (a few steps from this marker); Danny Wuerffel (a few steps from this marker); Doug Dickey (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gainesville.
 
Charles Bachman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, May 24, 2020
2. Charles Bachman Marker
Bull Gator image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon D Cross, May 24, 2020
3. Bull Gator
University of Florida NCAA Football Hall of Fame Inductees can be seen on lower wall behind Bull Gator
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 27, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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