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Ernie Godfrey
Sport Football
Born April 19, 1892
Place of birth Dover, Ohio
Died June 12, 1980
Career highlights
Playing career
1912-14 Ohio State University
Position end / Center
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Wittenberg - head coach
Ohio State - assistant
College Football Hall of Fame, 1972

Ernest R. Godfrey (April 19, 1892 - June 12, 1980) was an American football coach and is an inductee in the College Football Hall of Fame. Godfrey served as head coach at Wittenberg University for 11 years before returning to his alma mater, the Ohio State University, as an assistant coach. He served at Ohio State for 33 years, under seven head coaches. He was the line coach for 19 years, defensive backfield coach for four years, and freshman coach for ten years.



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