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He served as MSU’s first head coach for football (1927-35), basketball 1929-36) and baseball (1924-27). For all three sports, his overall combined record was 104-87-3. He built the football program from the ground up and led the team to a 7-2 record in 1928. As basketball coach, he had a 51-45 record, and his baseball team totaled 25 wins with nine losses. He was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame in 1986.  Downing Hall, a former residence hall for athletes, bears his name.

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