Jack Curtice

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Jack Curtice
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1907-05-24)May 24, 1907
Died August 20, 1982(1982-08-20) (aged 75)
Santa Barbara, California
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1940–1941
1946–1949
1950–1957
1958–1962
1962–1969
West Texas State
Texas Western
Utah
Stanford
UC Santa Barbara
Head coaching record
Overall 135–115–8
Bowls 1–2
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
4 Skyline (1951–1953, 1957)
Awards
Amos Alonzo Stagg Award (1972)

Jack C. "Cactus Jack" Curtice (May 24, 1907 – August 20, 1982) was an American football coach. From 1940 to 1941, he served as the head football coach at West Texas A&M, where he compiled a 15–5 record. From 1946 to 1949, he served as the head football coach at UTEP, where he compiled a 24–13–3 record. From 1950 to 1957, he coached at Utah, where he compiled a 45–32–4 record. From 1958 to 1962, he coached at Stanford, and compiled a 14–36 record. From 1963 to 1969, he coached at University of California, Santa Barbara. His teams were known for their passing offenses. His overall record was 135–115–8.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
West Texas State Buffaloes (Alamo Conference) (1940–1941)
1940 West Texas State 7–3
West Texas State Buffaloes (Border Conference) (1941)
1941 West Texas State 8–2 4–1 3rd
West Texas State: 15–5
Texas Western Miners (Border Conference) (1946–1949)
1946 Texas Western 3–6 2–4 7th
1947 Texas Western 5–3–1 3–3–1 5th
1948 Texas Western 8–2–1 4–1–1 2nd L Sun
1949 Texas Western 8–2–1 4–2 T-3rd W Sun
Texas Western: 24–13–3 13–10–2
Utah Utes (Skyline Conference) (1950–1957)
1950 Utah 3–4–3 1–2–2 4th
1951 Utah 7–4 4–1 1st
1952 Utah 6–3–1 5–0 1st
1953 Utah 8–2 5–0 1st
1954 Utah 4–7 3–3 T–4th
1955 Utah 6–3 4–1 2nd
1956 Utah 5–5 5–1 2nd
1957 Utah 6–4 5–1 1st
Utah: 45–32–4 32–9–2
Stanford Indians (Pacific Coast Conference) (1958–1958)
1958 Stanford 2–8 2–5 7th
Stanford Indians (Athletic Association of Western Universities) (1959–1962)
1959 Stanford 3–7 0–4 5th
1960 Stanford 0–10 0–4 5th
1961 Stanford 4–6 1–3 T–4th
1962 Stanford 5–5 2–3 4th
Stanford: 14–36 5–19
UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (Independent) (1963–1969)
1963 UC Santa Barbara 4–5
1964 UC Santa Barbara 4–7
1965 UC Santa Barbara 8–2 L Camellia
1966 UC Santa Barbara 6–4
1967 UC Santa Barbara 5–5
1968 UC Santa Barbara 4–4–1
1969 UC Santa Barbara 6–4
UC Santa Barbara: 37–29–1
Total: 135–115–8
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

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