Fred Taylor (American football coach)

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Fred Taylor
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1920-04-30)April 30, 1920
Gunter, Texas
Died July 21, 2013(2013-07-21) (aged 93)
Granbury, Texas
Playing career
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
TCU (freshmen)
Head coaching record
Overall 15–25–1
College Football Data Warehouse

Fred Alvin Taylor (April 30, 1920 – July 21, 2013) was an American football player and coach. He served as head coach at Texas Christian University from 1967 to 1970, compiling a record of 15–25–1 before he was fired following the 1970 season.

Early life and playing career[edit]

Taylor was native of Denison, Texas. He played college football at Texas Christian University in 1940 and 1941 before entering the United States Army to serve during World War II. Taylor returned to TCU after the war and served as the football team's captain in 1946.[1]

Taylor died on July 21, 2013.[2][3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
TCU Horned Frogs (Southwest Conference) (1967–1970)
1967 TCU 4–6 4–3 T–3rd
1968 TCU 3–7 2–5 T–6th
1969 TCU 4–6 4–3 T–3rd
1970 TCU 4–6–1 3–4 T–4th
TCU: 15–25–1 13–15
Total: 15–25–1


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