Glenn Scobey (Pop) Warner was born in Springville, NY, in 1871 and attended Cornell University, where he played on the football team. He began his college coaching career in 1895 at the University of Georgia, when the total student body at the school numbered 126. While at Georgia, he also coached at Iowa State University in 1895 and 1896, Iowa State and Cornell in 1897 and 1898, and Iowa State and Carlisle Indian Industrial School in 1899. While at Carlisle, he coached the famed Jim Thorpe. His longest coaching stint was 33 years at the University of Pittsburgh. He is also known for helping to found the popular youth football organization, Pop Warner Little Scholars.