Potsy Clark’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

March 20, 1894

Death Date

Nov 8, 1972

Age of Death

78 years

Cause of Death



Football Coach

The football coach Potsy Clark died at the age of 78. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

NFL coach during the league’s fledgling infantile years. He coached a number of teams both collegiately and professionally including the Kansas Jayhawks and Detroit Lions.

He was an All-State College Quarterback in 1912 and led his team to a perfect season.

He was offered a $1,400 salary, the highest ever given to a coach by the University of Kansas at the time.

He came from a large family, with four brothers and three sisters.

He was the first coach of the Detroit Lions, and Steve Mariucci eventually continued his coaching tradition.