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Coughlan, James

James Coughlan '39
  • Sport: Football
  • 1937 & 1938 Sugar Bowl Champions
  • Inducted in 1971

Jim Coughlan was a star end for the Broncos. In 1937 his team went 9-0 and won the Sugar Bowl. Again in 1938, with Coughlan at end Santa Clara’s football season ended with a Sugar Bowl victory over LSU. In 1939, he was drafted by the Detroit Lions. Coughlan was inducted into Santa Clara’s Hall of Fame in 1971. 


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