Alex Wood (American football)
March 14, 1955 |
|Position(s)||Running back, special teams|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Iowa (Gr. Asst)
Kent State (WR)
Southern Illinois (Sec.)
Washington State (TE)
Miami (FL) (WR)
Wake Forest (OC/QB)
Minnesota Vikings (QB)
Cincinnati Bengals (WR)
Arizona Cardinals (OC)
Miami (OH) (WR)
Buffalo (interim HC)
|Head coaching record|
College Football Data Warehouse
Alex Wood (born March 14, 1955) is a college football coach, currently the head coach at Florida A&M University. He was the head coach for James Madison University between 1995 and 1998. He compiled a 23–22 overall record. He is also the only American football coach to have coached for both the University of Miami and Miami University. He won championships with both teams (national champions 1989, 1991 at Miami; and a MAC championship at Ohio).
Wood played for the Iowa Hawkeyes from 1975–1977 as a running back and special teams player. He graduated from Iowa in 1979 with a degree in secondary education and social studies. He also began his coaching career as a student assistant at his alma mater in 1978. He has over 30 years in coaching experience at both the college and National Football League (NFL) ranks.
Head coaching record
|James Madison Dukes (Yankee / A-10) (1995–1998)|
|1995||James Madison||8–4||6–2||T–2nd (Mid-Atlantic)|
|1996||James Madison||7–4||5–3||T–5th (Mid-Atlantic)|
|1997||James Madison||5–6||3–5||10th (Mid-Atlantic)|
|1998||James Madison||3–8||2–6||T–10th (Mid-Atlantic)|
|Buffalo Bulls[n 1] (Mid-American Conference) (2014–Present)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
|†Indicates Bowl Coalition, Bowl Alliance, Bowl Championship Series (BCS) bowl, or College Football Playoff (CFP) game.
#Rankings from final Coaches Poll.
- Wood served as interim head coach after Jeff Quinn was fired during the season.