Ed Kubale

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Ed Kubale
Ed Kubale.jpg
Kubale, c. 1921
Born:(1899-11-22)November 22, 1899
South Bend, Indiana
Died:February 4, 1971(1971-02-04) (aged 71)
Danville, Kentucky
Career information
Career history
As coach
1925–1928TCU (assistant)
1938–1941Southwestern (TN)
1944Brooklyn Tigers
As player
Career highlights and awards

Edwin C. Kubale (November 22, 1899 – February 4, 1971) was an American football player and coach.

Centre College[edit]

Kubale came to Centre College from Fort Smith, Arkansas, where he played for coach Frank Bridges. Kubale played center for the Centre Praying Colonels. He replaced All-American Red Weaver at the center position in 1921, the same year that Centre upset Harvard 6 to 0.[1] Walter Camp gave him honorable mention All-America in 1922.[2] Kubale was captain of the 1923 team.[3] He was twice selected All-Southern.[4] Kubale wore number 8.


Kubale coached professionally in the National Football League during the 1944 season for the Brooklyn Tigers. During his time with the Tigers he was a co-coach with Frank Bridges and Pete Cawthon.[5]


  1. ^ Valarie H. Ziegler. "The Centre Harvard Game of 1921". Retrieved February 2, 2015.
  2. ^ "Camp's All America Stars Show Why They Are Winners; Have Brains, Power, Spirit". Harrisburg Telegraph. December 26, 1922. p. 15. Retrieved March 8, 2015 – via Newspapers.com. open access
  3. ^ "Ed Kubale". Retrieved February 2, 2015.
  4. ^ "The Telegraph's All-Southern". Mercer Cluster. December 7, 1923. pp. 3, 6.
  5. ^ John Maxymuk (2012-07-30). NFL Head Coaches: A Biographical Dictionary, 1920-2011. p. 151. ISBN 9780786492954.