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Description

Otterbein wearing Tan and Cardinal; Adrian wearing black and gold. Rosters are available in Dispatch game wrap-up article.

First meeting between the two schools. Adrian Bulldogs, Otterbein Cardinals.

Lyman E. Abbott (March 1, 1912 – January 17, 1981) was the head football coach at Adrian College in Adrian, Michigan for four seasons, from 1946 to 1949, compiling a record of 12–20–1. Abbott was also the head basketball coach at Adrian from 1946 to 1950, tallying a mark of 21–63. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyman_E._Abbott)

References: Columbus Dispatch pre-game report 1948.11.18, pg. 24A. Columbus Sunday Dispatch game report, 1948.11.21, D3

Game Date

11-20-1948

Game Score

28-13 (Otterbein)

Coaches

Coaches: Otterbein – George W. Novotny (OSU ‘38), Adrian – Lyman E. Abbott

Game Location

Otterbein's Memorial Stadium

Game Film # and Reel #

Game Film #4, Reel #2

Film Time

14:34 (Color)

Keywords

College Football, Football Programs, Football Films

1948 Otterbein College vs. Adrian College (MI) Football Film

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