Earle Edwards

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Earle Edwards
Earle Edwards.jpg
Edwards pictured in The Agromeck 1955, NC State yearbook
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1908-11-10)November 10, 1908
Died February 25, 1997(1997-02-25) (aged 88)
Playing career
1928–1930 Penn State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1941–1948
1949–1953
1954–1970
Penn State (assistant)
Michigan State (ends)
NC State
Head coaching record
Overall 77–88–8
Bowls 1–1
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
5 ACC (1957, 1963–1965, 1968)
Awards
4x ACC Coach of the Year (1957, 1963, 1965, 1967)

Earle Edwards (November 10, 1908 – February 25, 1997) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at North Carolina State University from 1954 to 1970, compiling a record of 77–88–8. Edwards is the longest tenured coach in NC State Wolfpack football history and holds the program records for games coached, wins, and losses. His teams won five Atlantic Coast Conference titles and made two Liberty Bowl appearances. Four times he was named the ACC Coach of the Year.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
NC State Wolfpack (Atlantic Coast Conference) (1954–1970)
1954 NC State 2–8 0–4 T–8th
1955 NC State 4–5–1 0–2–1 T–7th
1956 NC State 3–7 2–4 6th
1957 NC State 7–1–2 5–0–1 1st 20 15
1958 NC State 2–7–1 2–5 7th
1959 NC State 1–9 0–6 T–7th
1960 NC State 6–3–1 4–1–1 2nd
1961 NC State 4–6 3–4 T–5th
1962 NC State 3–6–1 3–4 T–4th
1963 NC State 8–3 6–1 T–1st L Liberty
1964 NC State 5–5 5–2 1st
1965 NC State 6–4 4–3 T–1st
1966 NC State 5–5 5–2 2nd
1967 NC State 9–2 5–1 2nd W Liberty 17
1968 NC State 6–4 6–1 1st
1969 NC State 3–6–1 3–2–1 2nd
1970 NC State 3–7–1 2–3–1 5th
NC State: 77–88–8 55–45–5
Total: 77–88–8
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game. #Rankings from final Coaches' Poll.
°Rankings from final AP Poll.

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