Clyde B. Smith

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Clyde B. Smith
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Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1906-02-04)February 4, 1906
Monongahela, Pennsylvania
Died July 9, 1976(1976-07-09) (aged 70)
Tempe, Arizona
Playing career
1926–1928 Geneva
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1929–1933
1934–1937
1938–1942
1946–1947
1948–1951
1952–1954
Red Stone HS (PA)
Indiana (line)
La Crosse State Teachers
La Crosse State Teachers
Indiana
Arizona State
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1955–1971 Arizona State
Head coaching record
Overall 52–56–4
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
4 Wisconsin State Teachers Northern Division (1939–1942)
1 Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association (1952)

Clyde B. Smith (February 4, 1906 – July 9, 1976) was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at La Crosse State Teachers College—now the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse (1938–1942, 1946–1947), Indiana University (1948–1951), and Arizona State University (1952–1954), compiling a career college football record of 52–56–4. From 1955 to 1971, he was the athletic director at Arizona State.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
La Crosse State Teachers Eagles (Wisconsin State Teachers College Conference) (1938–1942)
1938 La Crosse State Teachers 4–3 3–1 2nd (Northern)
1939 La Crosse State Teachers 3–4 3–1 1st (Northern)
1940 La Crosse State Teachers 6–0 4–0 1st (Northern)
1941 La Crosse State Teachers 5–1 3–1 T–1st (Northern)
1942 La Crosse State Teachers 6–0–1 4–0 1st (Northern)
La Crosse State Teachers Eagles (Wisconsin State Teachers College Conference) (1946–1947)
1946 La Crosse State Teachers 2–4–1 1–2–1 T–4th
1947 La Crosse State Teachers 3–4 2–2 3rd
La Crosse State Teachers: 29–16–2 20–7–1
Indiana Hoosiers (Big Ten Conference) (1948–1951)
1948 Indiana 2–7 2–4 T–5th
1949 Indiana 1–8 0–6 9th
1950 Indiana 3–5–1 1–4 T–8th
1951 Indiana 2–7 1–5 8th
Indiana: 8–27–1 4–19
Arizona State Sun Devils (Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1952–1954)
1952 Arizona State 6–3 4–0 1st
1953 Arizona State 4–5–1 1–3 5th
1954 Arizona State 5–5 3–1 2nd
Arizona State: 15–13–1 8–4
Total: 52–56–4
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

References[edit]

  1. ^ AP (July 11, 1976). "Smith funeral plans pending". The Prescott Courier. Retrieved June 18, 2010. 

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