Tom Nugent

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Birthday
24, 1913
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Jan 9, 2006 (92)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
24, 1913
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Jan 9, 2006 (92)

About

Late college football coach best known for his tenure with Florida State University and the Virginia Military Institute. He is famous for popularizing the "I" formation, which became commonplace among football teams across the nation.

Before Fame

He was an outstanding multi-sport athlete Ithaca College in New York, lettering in basketball, baseball, football and track.

Trivia

He is a member of several Halls of Fame, including the Ithaca Sports and Florida Sports Hall of Fame.

Family Life

He had nine children: five sons and four daughters.

Associated With

He and Jimbo Fisher, who won the 2014 BCS National Championship, have both served as the head football coach at Florida State University.