Chauncey Simpson

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Chauncey Simpson
Chauncey Simpson.jpg
Simpson from The Savitar, 1946
Sport(s) American football, track, golf
Biographical details
Born (1910-12-21)December 21, 1910
Died April 20, 1970(1970-04-20) (aged 59)
Green Valley, Arizona
Playing career
1924 Missouri
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
c. 1930
1934–1942
1943–1945
1946–1954

Kirksville State (assistant)
Missouri (assistant)
Missouri
Missouri (assistant)
Head coaching record
Overall 12–14–2 (football)
Bowls 0–1
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
1 Big Six (1945)

Chauncey Simpson (December 21, 1901 – April 20, 1970) was the interim head football coach at Missouri from 1943 to 1945 while Don Faurot, the standing head coach, served in the Navy during World War II. He compiled a 12–14–2 record including a 40–27 loss to Texas in the 1946 Cotton Bowl Classic.[1] During that time, he also served as the school's track coach. He himself, was a football player at Missouri. With Faurot's return in 1946 Simpson reverted to his pre-war position as an assistant football coach. He was also the institution's long-time golf coach before retiring in the 1960s. Simpson's record as Missouri's head football coach was 12 wins, 14 losses and 2 ties.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Missouri Tigers (Big Six Conference) (1943–1945)
1943 Missouri 3–5 3–2 2nd
1944 Missouri 3–5–2 2–1–2 3rd
1945 Missouri 6–4 5–0 1st L Cotton
Total: 12–14–2
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Missouri Year by Year Results" (pdf). Retrieved 2010-02-03.