Jim Young (American football coach)
|Born||April 21, 1935|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Miami (OH) (assistant)
|Head coaching record|
28–10–1 (high school)
College Football Data Warehouse
|Accomplishments and honors|
1 WAC (1973)
WAC Coach of the Year (1973)
Big Ten Coach of the Year (1978)
|College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1999 (profile)
Jim Young (born April 21, 1935) is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at the University of Arizona (1973–1976), Purdue University (1977–1981), and the United States Military Academy (1983–1990), compiling a career college football record of 120–71–2. Young was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1999.
In addition to achieving a bowl game record of 5-1 (.833); Young was the interim coach for the Michigan Wolverines during the 1970 Rose Bowl, as Bo Schembechler was hospitalized following a mild heart attack.
Head coaching record
|Arizona Wildcats (Western Athletic Conference) (1973–1976)|
|Purdue Boilermakers (Big Ten Conference) (1977–1981)|
|Army Cadets (Independent) (1983–1990)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
|#Rankings from final Coaches' Poll.
°Rankings from final AP Poll.
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