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George Cole was the head football coach at Arkansas in 1942. In his only season, he compiled a 3-7 record. After 1942, he left Arkansas to serve in World War II. He returned to Arkansas following the war as an assistant coach. In 1957, he served as the school's assistant athletic director, and in 1970, he was finally promoted to athletic director.

Cole played football and baseball at Arkansas. In 1927, he was selected to the All-Southwest Conference. During the 1927 season, he broke the school's single season scoring record, which stood until 1965. During his career, he scored 185 points, scoring 22 touchdowns, and making 7 field goals.

He was selected to the Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame in 1963, and in 1974, he was selected to the Collegiate Athletic Directors Hall of Fame.


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