Columbus Tigers History

The Columbus Tigers were a professional football team from 1920 until 1926, playing their final season in Columbus, Ohio.

Columbus Tigers by the Decades


The Columbus Tigers' inaugural season was 1920 as the Columbus Panhandles. During the decade, the Panhandles had a record of 13-45-3 during the regular season and not a single game in the playoffs. They won zero division titles. In 1923, the Panhandles changed their name from the Columbus Panhandles to the Columbus Tigers.

Columbus Tigers Head Coaching History

Head Coach Years Record Win percentage Playoff record
Jack Heldt 1926 1-6-0 14.3% 0-0
Red Weaver 1924-1925 4-13-0 23.5% 0-0
Pete Stinchcomb 1923 3-3-1 50.0% 0-0
Gus Tebell 1923 2-1-0 66.7% 0-0
Herb Dell 1922 0-8-0 0.0% 0-0
Ted Nesser 1920-1921 3-14-2 21.1% 0-0

Franchise history

Franchise history guide

Seasons with a championship win Seasons with a conference championship