Fred W. Bennion (September 29, 1884 – January 1960) was an American football player and coach of football, basketball and baseball. He served as the head football coach at the University of Utah from 1910 to 1913 and at the Agricultural College of the State of Montana—now Montana State University—from 1914 to 1917, compiling a career college football record of 27–15–8. Bennion was also the head basketball coach at Brigham Young University (BYU) from 1908 to 1910, at Utah from 1911 to 1914, and at Montana Agricultural from 1914 to 1919, amassing a career college basketball record of 96–31. In addition, He was the head baseball coach at BYU from 1909 to 1912, tallying a mark of 11–10.
|Born||September 24, 1884|
|Died||January 18, 1960 (aged 75)|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1914–1917||Montana A&M / State|
|1914–1919||Montana A&M / State|
|Head coaching record|
Bennion was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Utah. He also studied agriculture at Montana State. Following his coaching career, he worked as an agricultural agent in Umatilla County, Oregon and Montana during the 1920s. He died in 1960 after a short illness.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Utah Utes (Rocky Mountain Conference) (1910–1913)|
|Montana A&M / Montana State Bobcats (Independent) (1914–1916)|
|Montana State Bobcats (Rocky Mountain Conference) (1917)|
|Montana A&M / State:||11–7–5|
- "Fred Bennion, former Montanan, Becomes County Agent Leader". The Troy Tribune. August 20, 1926. Retrieved November 29, 2013.
- "Fred Bennion Taken By Death", Montana Standard, Wednesday, January 20, 1960, Butte, Montana, United States Of America
- Media related to Fred Bennion at Wikimedia Commons