Lorin F. Deland

Lorin Fuller Deland was head coach of the Harvard Crimson football team for three games in 1895, after having been a football


Lorin Fuller Deland was head coach of the Harvard Crimson football team for three games in 1895, after having been a football "adviser" to the team beginning in 1892. He invented the "flying wedge" formation, which was unveiled in a 6-0 loss to Yale in the championship game of 1892. Later, Deland collaborated with former Yale Bulldogs football coach Walter Camp on the seminal book titled Football, published in 1896.
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