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Athletic Hall of Fame

John T. Sullivan

John T. Sullivan

'23


At Rochester:

  • Member of the football team during his undergraduate days as a quarterback with his older brother, George, serving as coach

Post-Graduate:

  • Upon graduation in 1923, he joined the Yellowjacket coaching staff and served as an assistant coach under his brother from 1923-26
  • Was also an official of the National Football Association
  • For a long period, until his resignation in the spring of 1946, he was the head football coach at Aquinas Institute in Rochester where he won more than 70% of his games and achieved wide renown for the Aquinas program
  • When he rejoined the Yellowjacket football staff, he was the advance scout, compiling information on future opponents