Earl Banks

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Earl C. Banks
Earl Banks.jpg
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1924-06-11)June 11, 1924
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died October 27, 1993(1993-10-27) (aged 69)
Baltimore, Maryland
Playing career
1946–1949
1950
Iowa
New York Yanks
Position(s) Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1951–1959
1960–1973
Maryland State (assistant)
Morgan State
Head coaching record
Overall 96–31–2
Bowls 2–2
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
6 CIAA (1962–1963, 1965–1968)
1 MEAC (1971)
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1992 (profile)

Earl C. Banks (June 11, 1924 – October 27, 1993) was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head coach at Morgan State College, now Morgan State University, from 1960 to 1973, compiling a record of 96–31–2, and as the athletic director at the school from 1970 to 1983. Banks was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1992. He died at age 69 as a result of a car crash in Baltimore, Maryland.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Morgan State Bears (Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1960–1970)
1960 Morgan State 3–3–1 3–3–1 8th
1961 Morgan State 5–4 5–4 8th
1962 Morgan State 8–1 8–1 1st
1963 Morgan State 8–2 8–1 1st L Orange Blossom
1964 Morgan State 7–2 7–2 2nd
1965 Morgan State 9–0 8–0 1st W Orange Blossom
1966 Morgan State 9–0 8–0 1st W Tangerine
1967 Morgan State 8–0 8–0 1st
1968 Morgan State 8–1 7–1 1st
1969 Morgan State 6–4 6–2 5th
1970 Morgan State 8–2 5–0 1st (Northern) L Boardwalk
Morgan State Bears (Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) (1971–1973)
1971 Morgan State 6–4–1 5–0–1 1st
1972 Morgan State 5–5 4–2 T–2nd
1973 Morgan State 6–3 4–2 T–3rd
Morgan State: 96–31–2 86–18–2
Total: 96–31–2
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

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