Fred O'Connor

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Fred O'Connor
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1939-09-01) September 1, 1939 (age 75)
Brooklyn, New York
Alma mater East Stroudsburg State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1962–1963
1964–1965
1966–1969
1970
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975–1977
1978
1978
1979–1980
1981
1987–1989
2000–2006
Oceanside HS (assistant)
Newfield HS (assistant)
C. W. Post (assistant)
Villanova (QB/WR)
Maryland (QB/WR)
Southern Miss (OC/QB)
Villanova (OC)
Florida Blazers (OB)
Chicago Bears (OB)
San Francisco 49ers (OC)
San Francisco 49ers (interim)
Washington Redskins (OB)
Montreal Alouettes (OC)
Catholic
Florida Atlantic (assistant)
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1984–1990 Catholic
Head coaching record
Overall 1–6 (NFL)
17–13 (college)

Fred O'Connor (born September 1, 1939) is a former American football coach and administrator whose career spanned more than 30 years at the high school, collegiate, and professional levels. He served in coaching positions in the National Football League (NFL), Canadian Football League (CFL), and World Football League (WFL). Most notably, O'Connor was the interim head coach of the NFL's San Francisco 49ers for the last seven games of the 1978 season, posting a mark of 1–6.[1] He also was the executive director of athletics at The Catholic University of America from May 1984 until April 1990 and served as the Cardinals head football coach for three seasons (1987–1989), compiling an overall college football record of 17 wins and 13 losses.

Head coaching record[edit]

College[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Catholic Cardinals (Independent) (1987–1989)
1987 Catholic 3–7 [2]
1988 Catholic 6–4 [3]
1989 Catholic 8–2 [4]
Total: 17–13

References[edit]

  1. ^ Associated Press (November 1, 1978). "Name Fred O'Conner new coach of 49ers". Bangor Daily News. Retrieved December 3, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Final 1987 Division III Cumulative Football Statistics Report". NCAA.org. National Collegiate Athletic Association. Retrieved December 3, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Final 1988 Division III Cumulative Football Statistics Report". NCAA.org. National Collegiate Athletic Association. Retrieved December 3, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Final 1989 Division III Cumulative Football Statistics Report". NCAA.org. National Collegiate Athletic Association. Retrieved December 3, 2014. 

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