Dick Sheridan

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Dick Sheridan
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1941-08-09) August 9, 1941 (age 73)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1977
1978–1985
1986–1992
Furman (assistant)
Furman
NC State
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1983–1985 Furman
Head coaching record
Overall 121–52–5
Bowls 2–4
Tournaments 3–3 (NCAA D-I-AA playoffs)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
6 SoCon (1978, 1980–1983, 1985)
Awards
AFCA Division I-AA COY (1985)
Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award (1986)
ACC Coach of the Year (1986)

Dick Sheridan (born August 9, 1941) is a former American football coach and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Furman University from 1978 to 1985 and North Carolina State University from 1986 to 1992, compiling a career college football record of 121–52–5. A 1964 graduate of the University of South Carolina, Sheridan coached Furman from 1978 to 1985, where he coached the Paladins to a 69–23–2 record. This total included six Southern Conference Championships, and two wins over NC State. In 1985, he was named the NCAA Division I-AA Coach of the Year. From 1986 to 1992, he coached at NC State, and compiled a 52–29–3 record.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Furman Paladins (Southern Conference) (1978–1985)
1978 Furman 8–3 4–1 T–1st
1979 Furman 5–6 4–3 4th
1980 Furman 9–1–1 7–0 1st
1981 Furman 8–3 5–2 1st
1982 Furman 9–3 6–1 1st L NCAA Division I-AA First Round
1983 Furman 10–2–1 6–0–1 1st L NCAA Division I-AA Semifinal
1984 Furman 8–3 3–3 4th
1985 Furman 12–2 6–0 1st L NCAA Division I-AA Championship
Furman: 69–23–2 41–10–1
NC State Wolfpack (Atlantic Coast Conference) (1986–1992)
1986 NC State 8–3–1 5–2 T–2nd L Peach
1987 NC State 4–7 4–3 T–3rd
1988 NC State 8–3–1 4–2–1 3rd W Peach 17
1989 NC State 7–5 4–3 T–4th L Copper
1990 NC State 7–5 3–4 6th W All-American
1991 NC State 9–3 5–2 T–2nd L Peach 25 24
1992 NC State 9–3–1 6–2 2nd L Gator 15 17
NC State: 52–29–3 31–18–1
Total: 121–52–5
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
#Rankings from final Coaches' Poll.
°Rankings from final AP Poll.

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