Hall of Fame

Gene Murphy

Gene Murphy

Inducted 1991  • Coaches


  • Graduate of Columbia Prep in 1916 and returned to the Columbia University campus in 1927 as athletic director, baseball, and football coach
  • Coach at the University of Portland 1927-36
  • Elevated the football program from interscholastic to a full varsity status
  • Retired from coaching in 1936 to enter into private business
  • Passed away in 1976 in Portland