Morley Jennings

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Morley Jennings
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Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball, track
Biographical details
Born (1890-01-23)January 23, 1890
Holland, Michigan
Died May 13, 1985(1985-05-13) (aged 95)
Lubbock, Texas
Playing career
Football
1910–1911

Mississippi State
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1912–1925
1926–1940

Baseball
1929–1938

Ouachita Baptist
Baylor


Baylor
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1941–1951 Texas Tech
Head coaching record
Overall 153–77–18 (football)
120–79 (baseball)
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse
College Football Hall of Fame
Inducted in 1973 (profile)

Morley "Jopsey" Jennings (January 23, 1890 – May 13, 1985) was an American football, basketball, and baseball player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He attended college at Mississippi State University, where he participated in baseball, basketball, football, and track. Jennings served as the head football coach at Ouachita Baptist University from 1912 to 1925 and at Baylor University from 1926 to 1940, compiling a career college football record of 153–77–18. He was also the head baseball coach at Baylor from 1928 to 1939, tallying a mark of 120–79. From 1941 to 1951, Jennings served as the athletic director at Texas Tech University.[1] He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1973.

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Ouachita Baptist Tigers (Independent) (1912–1925)
1912 Ouachita Baptist 2–2–1
1913 Ouachita Baptist 3–2–3
1914 Ouachita Baptist 8–0–1
1915 Ouachita Baptist 7–1
1916 Ouachita Baptist 4–2
1917 Ouachita Baptist 4–0
1918 Ouachita Baptist 2–1
1919 Ouachita Baptist 4–1–1
1920 Ouachita Baptist 6–1–1
1921 Ouachita Baptist 5–3
1922 Ouachita Baptist 6–1–1
1923 Ouachita Baptist 4–3–1
1924 Ouachita Baptist 8–0–1
1925 Ouachita Baptist 7–0–2
Ouachita Baptist: 70–17–12
Baylor Bears (Southwest Conference) (1926–1940)
1926 Baylor 6–3–1 3–1–1 2nd
1927 Baylor 2–7 0–5 7th
1928 Baylor 8–2 3–2 T–3rd
1929 Baylor 7–3–1 2–2–1 3rd
1930 Baylor 6–3–1 3–1–1 2nd
1931 Baylor 3–6 1–5 6th
1932 Baylor 3–5–1 1–3–1 5th
1933 Baylor 6–4 4–2 T–2nd
1934 Baylor 3–7 1–5 7th
1935 Baylor 8–3 3–3 T–3rd
1936 Baylor 6–3–1 3–2–1 T–3rd
1937 Baylor 7–3 3–3 4th
1938 Baylor 7–2–1 3–2–1 3rd
1939 Baylor 7–3 4–2 T–2nd
1940 Baylor 4–6 0–6 7th
Baylor: 83–60–6 33–44–6
Total: 153–77–18

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andrews, Ruth Horn (1956). The First Thirty Years: a History of Texas Technological College. Lubbock, Texas: The Texas Tech Press. pp. 305, 306–307. 

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