Carl Snavely

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Carl Snavely
Carl Snavely.jpg
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1894-07-30)July 30, 1894
Omaha, Nebraska
Died July 12, 1975(1975-07-12) (aged 80)
St. Louis, Missouri
Playing career
1911–1914 Lebanon Valley
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1927–1933
1934–1935
1936–1944
1945–1952
1953–1958
Bucknell
North Carolina
Cornell
North Carolina
Washington University
Head coaching record
Overall 180–96–16
Bowls 0–3
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
1 National (1939)
2 SoCon (1946, 1949)
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1965 (profile)

Carl Gray "The Grey Fox" Snavely (July 30, 1894 – July 12, 1975) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at Bucknell University (1927–1933), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1934–1935, 1945–1952), Cornell University (1936–1944), and Washington University in St. Louis (1953–1958), compiling a career college football record of 180–96–16. Snavely was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1965.

From 1927 to 1933, Snavely served as the head football coach at Bucknell, where he compiled a 42–16–8 record. From 1934 to 1935, and from 1945 to 1952, he served as the head football coach at North Carolina, where he compiled a 59–35–5 record. He was a proponent of the single wing offense. From 1936 to 1944, he served as the head football coach at Cornell, where he compiled a 46–26–3 record. He is a member of the College Football Hall of Fame. He was a 1915 graduate of Lebanon Valley College in Annville, Pennsylvania where he played four years on the football team. He was a 1976 inductee into their athletic Hall of Fame.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs AP#
Bucknell (Independent) (1927–1933)
1927 Bucknell 6–3–1
1928 Bucknell 5–2–3
1929 Bucknell 8–2
1930 Bucknell 6–3
1931 Bucknell 6–0–3
1932 Bucknell 4–4–1
1933 Bucknell 7–2
Bucknell: 42–16–8
North Carolina Tar Heels (Southern Conference) (1934–1935)
1934 North Carolina 7–1–1 2–0–1 2nd
1935 North Carolina 8–1 4–1 2nd
Cornell Big Red (Independent) (1936–1944)
1936 Cornell 3–5
1937 Cornell 5–2–1
1938 Cornell 5–1–1 12
1939 Cornell 8–0 4
1940 Cornell 6–2 15
1941 Cornell 5–3
1942 Cornell 3–5–1
1943 Cornell 6–4
1944 Cornell 5–4
Cornell: 46–26–3
North Carolina Tar Heels (Southern Conference) (1945–1952)
1945 North Carolina 5–5 2–2 7th
1946 North Carolina 8–2–1 4–0–1 1st L Sugar 9
1947 North Carolina 8–2 4–1 2nd 9
1948 North Carolina 9–1–1 4–0–1 2nd L Sugar 3
1949 North Carolina 7–4 5–0 1st L Cotton 16
1950 North Carolina 3–5–2 3–2–1 2nd
1951 North Carolina 2–8 2–3 T–10th
1952 North Carolina 2–6 1–2 T–9th
North Carolina: 59–35–5 25–21–4
Washington University Bears (Independent) (1953–1958)
1953 Washington University 7–2
1954 Washington University 6–3
1955 Washington University 5–4
1956 Washington University 6–3
1957 Washington University 5–3
1958 Washington University 4–4
Washington University: 33–19
Total: 180–96–16
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
#Rankings from final AP Poll.

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