Cliff Speegle

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Cliff Speegle
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1917-11-05)November 5, 1917
Roosevelt, Oklahoma
Died September 5, 1994(1994-09-05) (aged 76)
Dallas, Texas
Playing career
1938–1940
1945
Oklahoma
Chicago Cardinals
Position(s) Center
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1952–1953
1954
1955–1962
1963–1964
1965–1966
Colgate (line)
Edmonton Eskimos (line)
Oklahoma A&M/State
Toronto Argonauts (assistant)
Texas Western (assistant)
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1973–1982 SWC (commissioner)
Head coaching record
Overall 36–42–3
Bowls 1–0
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Clifton M. Speegle (November 4, 1917 – September 5, 1994) was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Oklahoma State University–Stillwater from 1955 to 1962, compiling a record of 36–42–3. During his tenure, Oklahoma State was 0–8 in the Bedlam Series, their rivalry game against the Oklahoma Sooners. Speegle was fired in 1962. He played college football at the University of Oklahoma from 1938 to 1940.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs AP#
Oklahoma A&M Aggies (Missouri Valley Conference) (1955–1956)
1955 Oklahoma A&M 2–8 1–3 T–4th
1956 Oklahoma A&M 3–5–2 2–1–1 T–2nd
Oklahoma State Cowboys (Independent) (1957–1959)
1957 Oklahoma State 6–3–1
1958 Oklahoma State 8–3 W Bluegrass 19
1959 Oklahoma State 6–4
Oklahoma State Cowboys (Big Eight Conference) (1960–1962)
1960 Oklahoma State 3–7 2–5 T–6th
1961 Oklahoma State 4–6 2–5 T–6th
1962 Oklahoma State 4–6 2–5 6th
Oklahoma A&M/State: 36–42–3 9–19–1
Total: 36–42–3
#Rankings from final AP Poll.

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