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W.J. Gobrecht

American football head coach

Wilbur Jacob "Goby" Gobrecht (born 1931) was a college football player and coach in the United States. Gobrecht was an all-conference halfback for Dickinson College from 1949 until 1952, where he also played on the basketball team. Gobrecht was the 30th and 32nd head football coach for the Dickinson College Red Devils in Carlisle, Pennsylvania and he held that position for sixteen seasons, from 1965 until 1979 and then returning for the 1984 season. His overall coaching record at Dickinson was 52 wins, 76 losses, and 7 ties. As of completion of the 2007 season, this ranks him third at Dickinson in terms of total wins and 16th at Dickinson in terms of winning percentage.  ( Wikipedia article )

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1931

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