Phil Krueger (American football)

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Phil Krueger
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1929-10-06) October 6, 1929 (age 84)
LaSalle, Illinois
Playing career
1948–1950 Southeast Missouri State
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1960–1962
1963
1964–1965
1966–1970
1971–1972
1973–1975
1976
1977
1978–1980
Long Beach CC (assistant)
Utah State (OB)
Fresno State
USC (assistant)
Illinois (assistant)
Utah State
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (OB)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (LB)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (ST)
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1986 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (GM)
Head coaching record
Overall 31–22
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Phil Krueger (born October 6, 1929) is a former American football player, coach, and executive. He served as the head football coach Fresno State University from 1964 to 1965 and at Utah State University from 1973 to 1975, compiling a career college football coaching record of 31–22.

Krueger quit the Fresno State head coaching job to join the staff of John McKay at the University of Southern California (USC) and was an assistant on the 1967 USC Trojans team that won a national championship. After leaving the Utah State job, he again worked for McKay on the staff of the National Football League's expansion Tampa Bay Buccaneers, from 1976 to 1980. He was the offensive backs coach in 1976, the linebackers coach in 1977 and coached the special teams from 1978 to 1980. He continued to work for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers front office in the 1980s, rising to general manager in 1986.

Playing career and education[edit]

Krueger played college football as a quarterback at Southeast Missouri State College. He graduated from Southeast Missouri State in 1951 with a bachelor's degree in English. Krueger earned a master's degree in physical education from the University of Missouri in 1956.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Fresno State Bulldogs (California Collegiate Athletic Association) (1964–1965)
1964 Fresno State 4–6
1965 Fresno State 6–4
Fresno State: 10–10
Utah State Aggies (NCAA Division I independent) (1973–1975)
1973 Utah State 7–4
1974 Utah State 8–3
1975 Utah State 6–5
Utah State: 21–12
Total: 31–22

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Assistant Coaches". The Ledger. September 9, 1976. Retrieved December 18, 2013. 

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