Rube Ursella

Coaching Record

Years Coached Record Win % Playoff record Playoff win %
3 12-8-5 58.00% 0-0 0.00%


Career Summary

Rube Ursella was a football coach in the National Football League (NFL) from 1920 to 1925, finishing his career as the head coach of the Rock Island Independents. Over his three years of coaching his teams compiled a cumulative win/loss record of 12-8-5. During his career he was a head coach for three seasons, first with the Rock Island Independents. He led the Independents for one season, compiling a record of 6-2-2. His next head coaching stint was with the Minneapolis Marines for the 1921 season, leading the team to a 1-3-0 record. His third head coach placement began in 1925 with the Rock Island Independents. He coached them for one season and the team had a 5-3-3 record during his tenure. During his entire head coaching career, his three teams combined for a record of 12-8-5 across three seasons.


Year Position Record Playoff record
1925 Rock Island Independents Head Coach 5-3-3 0-0
1921 Minneapolis Marines Head Coach 1-3-0 0-0
1920 Rock Island Independents Head Coach 6-2-2 0-0

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