George Karras was the 26th head college football coach for the Wichita State University Shockers located in Wichita, Kansas and he held that position for two seasons, from 1965 until 1966. His overall coaching record at Wichita State was 4 wins, 15 losses, and 0 ties. This ranks him 24th at Wichita State in terms of total wins and 30th at Wichita State in terms of winning percentage. He left Wichita in 1966 to be the line coach at the University of Massachusetts. He was previously the defensive coach there before coming to Wichita in 1964.