Rip Scherer

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Rip Scherer
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1952-08-03) August 3, 1952 (age 61)
Playing career
1970–1973 William & Mary
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1974–1975
1976
1977–1978
1979
1980–1986
1987
1988–1990
1991–1994
1995–2000
2001
2003–2004
2005–2008
2009–2010
Penn State (GA)
NC State (QB)
Hawaii (RB)
Virginia (QB)
Georgia Tech (QB/OC)
Alabama (OC)
Arizona (OC)
James Madison
Memphis
Kansas (Co-OC)
Southern Miss (OC)
Cleveland Browns (Asst HC/QB)
Carolina Panthers (QB)
Head coaching record
Overall 51–63
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Rip Scherer (born August 3, 1952) was most recently the quarterback coach for the Colorado Buffaloes. He previously served as quarterbacks coach/assistant head coach for the Carolina Panthers, Cleveland Browns, offensive coordinator for the Southern Miss Golden Eagles, offensive coordinator for the Kansas Jayhawks, head coach of the Memphis Tigers, head coach of the James Madison Dukes, offensive coordinator of the Arizona Wildcats, offensive coordinator of the Alabama Crimson Tide, quarterbacks coach/offensive coordinator of the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, quarterbacks coach of the Virginia Cavaliers, running backs coach of the Hawaii Warriors, and quarterbacks coach of the NC State Wolfpack. He started his coaching at Penn State in 1974.

Rip Scherer is the cousin of Kevin Colbert, Vice President of Football Operations for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He is also the son of longtime Pittsburgh-area high school coach Rip Scherer, Jr.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Rank#
James Madison Dukes (ECAC / Yankee) (1991–1994)
1991 James Madison 9–4
1992 James Madison 4–7
1993 James Madison 6–5 4–4 T-6th (Mid-Atlantic)
1994 James Madison 10–3 6–3 T-2nd (Mid-Atlantic)
Memphis Tigers (Independent / Conference USA) (1995–2000)
1995 Memphis 3–8
1996 Memphis 4–7 2–3 T-3rd
1997 Memphis 4–7 2–4 T-4th
1998 Memphis 2–9 1–5 T-7th
1999 Memphis 5–6 4–2 T-2nd
2000 Memphis 4–7 2–5 T-7th
Total: 51–63
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title
Indicates BCS bowl, Bowl Alliance or Bowl Coalition game. #Rankings from final Coaches' Poll.

Table reference[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Rip Scherer Records by Year". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved February 10, 2011.