|Born||June 4, 1870|
Ashland, New York
|Died||May 23, 1938 (aged 67)|
New York, New York
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
|College Football Hall of Fame|
Inducted in 1971 (profile)
George Foster "Sandy" Sanford (June 4, 1870 – May 23, 1938) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at Columbia University (1899–1901), the University of Virginia (1904), Yale University (c.1910) where his title was adviser and he took no pay, and Rutgers University (1913–1923), compiling a career college football record of 84–46–6. Sanford was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1971.
Sanford was born on June 4, 1870. He played college football at Yale University. After retiring from coaching, Sanford was president of the insurance brokerage firm of Smyth, Sanford & Gerard, Inc. in Manhattan, New York City.
He died of a heart attack on May 23, 1938 at the age of 67 at Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan.
|Columbia Blue and White (Independent) (1899–1901)|
|Virginia Cavaliers (Independent) (1904)|
|Rutgers Queensmen (Independent) (1904)|