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Sport(s)  Football
Name  Alexander Lilley
Overall  3–5

1890–1891  Ohio State
c. 1890?  Princeton
Alma mater  Princeton University
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Born  December 7, 1867 Columbus, Ohio (1867-12-07)
Died  December 8, 1925, San Francisco, California, United States

Alexander Spinning Lilley (December 7, 1867 – December 8, 1925) was an American football coach. He served as the first head football coach at Ohio State University, coaching from 1890 to 1891, and compiling a record of 3–5. Lilley was an unpaid volunteer coach during his time coaching at Ohio State. He was also known to ride an Indian pony to practices during his tenure. A plaque at the Ohio State football stadium memorializes him as "A Lone and Ardent Volunteer".

Lilley died after a five-month illness in 1925. At the time of his death he was a manager for a shipbuilding company in New York.

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