Ed Sherman

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Ed Sherman
Ed Sherman.jpg
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1912-07-12)July 12, 1912
Licking County, Ohio
Died September 29, 2009(2009-09-29) (aged 97)
Newark, Ohio
Playing career
1930s Muskingum
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1944
1945–1966
Miami (OH) (assistant)
Muskingum
Head coaching record
Overall 141–43–7
Bowls 0–2
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
6 OAC (1949–1950, 1955, 1960, 1965–1966)
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1996 (profile)

Edgar A. Sherman (July 13, 1912 – September 29, 2009) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Muskingum College from 1945 to 1966, compiling a record of 141–43–7, a winning percentage of .757. He also served as Muskingum director of athletics, and he worked as a basketball referee. His Muskingum coaching career ended after the 1966 season but he remained on the faculty through 1980. He also coached the Muskingum track team and had a record of 111-21 in dual meets. Sherman was known for his service to the NCAA. He was the NCAA secretary-tresurer for a 2-year term, he was chairman of a committee which established the I-A, I-AA, II, III divisions, he was on the NCAA television committee and the NCAA-NAIA joint committee. He served 22 NCAA committees. Sherman received a White House citation for contribution in athletics. In 1982 he received the Corbett Award honoring his work as a college director of athletics. In 1986 Muskingum named its football field for him. Sherman was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1996. He died on September 29, 2009.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Muskingum Fighting Muskies (Ohio Athletic Conference) (1945–1966)
1945 Muskingum 6–1–1 4–1–1 T–4th
1946 Muskingum 5–2–1 3–0–1 T–4th
1947 Muskingum 5–3 3–3 T–8th
1948 Muskingum 3–4–1 3–3–1 T–7th
1949 Muskingum 8–1 7–0 T–1st
1950 Muskingum 7–1 6–0 1st
1951 Muskingum 5–2–1 3–2–1 T–4th
1952 Muskingum 6–3 5–2 T–3rd
1953 Muskingum 3–4–1 3–3–1 T–7th
1954 Muskingum 6–2–1 5–1–1 2nd
1955 Muskingum 8–0 7–0 T–1st
1956 Muskingum 5–2–1 5–2–1 T–4th
1957 Muskingum 5–4 4–3 7th
1958 Muskingum 8–1 6–1 2nd
1959 Muskingum 7–2 6–2 T–3rd
1960 Muskingum 9–0 7–0 1st
1961 Muskingum 7–2 5–1 T–3rd
1962 Muskingum 7–2 6–2 T–4th
1963 Muskingum 6–3 6–2 4th
1964 Muskingum 8–2 7–1 T–2nd L Grantland Rice
1965 Muskingum 8–1 7–0 1st
1966 Muskingum 9–1 6–0 1st L Grantland Rice
Muskingum: 141–43–7 114–38–7
Total: 141–43–7
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

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