George Bohler

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George Bohler
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Bohler pictured in The 1929 Glomerata, Auburn yearbook
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1887-02-08)February 8, 1887
Berks County, Pennsylvania
Died December 1968 (aged 81)
Silver Spring, Maryland
Playing career
1910–1914 Washington State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1925–1927 Mississippi College
1928–1929 Auburn
1930–1933 Louisiana Tech
1937 Ole Miss (assistant)
1920–1923 Oregon
1925–1928 Mississippi College
1928–1929 Auburn
1935–1938 Ole Miss
1921–1923 Oregon
Head coaching record
Overall 35–37–1 (football)
96–81 (basketball)
11–43 (baseball)

George Mohn "Doc" Bohler (February 8, 1887 – December 1968) was an American football, basketball, and baseball coach. He served as the head football coach at Mississippi College (1925–1927), Auburn University (1928–1929), and Louisiana Tech University (1930–1933), compiling a career college football record of 35–37–1. Bohler was also the head basketball coach at the University of Oregon (1920–1923), Auburn (1928–1929), and the University of Mississippi (1935–1938), amassing a career college basketball mark of 96–81, and served as the head baseball coach at Oregon (1921–1923), tallying a record of 11–43.

Bohler was born on February 8, 1887.[1] He died in December 1968 in Silver Spring, Maryland. He was a brother of Fred Bohler and Roy Bohler.

Coaching career

From 1928 to 1929, Bohler coached football and basketball at Auburn. He compiled a 3–11 record with the Auburn Tigers football team and a 6–15 record with the basketball team. From 1930 to 1933, Bohler coached football at Louisiana Tech, where he had greater success. He posted a 15–17 record in four seasons. His 1931 team went undefeated at 7–0.

Head coaching record


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Mississippi College Choctaws (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1925–1927)
1925 Mississippi College 2–6–1
1926 Mississippi College 7–3 4–1 T–4th
1927 Mississippi College 8–0 6–0 T–1st
Mississippi College: 17–9–1
Auburn Tigers (Southern Conference) (1928–1929)
1928 Auburn 1–8 0–7 23rd
1929 Auburn 2–3[n 1] 0–3[n 1] [n 1]
Auburn: 3–11 0–10
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1930–1933)
1930 Louisiana Tech 3–6
1931 Louisiana Tech 7–0
1932 Louisiana Tech 4–4
1933 Louisiana Tech 1–7
Louisiana Tech: 15–17
Total: 35–37–1


  1. ^ a b c Johnny Floyd coached the last four games of the season.


  1. ^ "Descendants of Melcher Bohler". Retrieved November 25, 2012.
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