Bob King (American football coach)

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Bob King
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1913-06-03)June 3, 1913
South Carolina, United States
Died June 19, 1994(1994-06-19) (aged 81)
Augusta, Georgia
Alma mater Furman University
Playing career
c. 1930s Furman
Coaching career (HC unless noted)

1958–1972
Illinois (ends)
Furman
Head coaching record
Overall 60–88–4

Robert Burrow "Bob" King was the head football coach at Furman University from 1958 to 1972. He had previously been an assistant football coach for ends at the University of Illinois for 11 years. He is a member of the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame and was Southern Conference Media Coach of the Year in 1970. He graduated from Furman in 1937 where he played on the football team. He was succeeded by Art Baker as Furman head coach in 1973.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Furman Paladins (Southern Conference) (1958–1972)
1958 Furman 2-7
1959 Furman 3-7
1960 Furman 5-4-1
1961 Furman 7-3
1962 Furman 4-6
1963 Furman 7-3
1964 Furman 3-7
1965 Furman 5-5
1966 Furman 2-7-1
1967 Furman 5-5
1968 Furman 1-9
1969 Furman 1-8-1
1970 Furman 8-3
1971 Furman 5-5-1
1972 Furman 2-9
Total: 60-88-4
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game. #Rankings from final Coaches' Poll.

References[edit]

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