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

N/A

Profession

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.