Tex Oliver

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Tex Oliver
Tex Oliver.png
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1899-11-21)November 21, 1899
Died April 10, 1988(1988-04-10) (aged 88)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1933–1937
1938–1941
1942
1945–1946
Arizona
Oregon
St. Mary's Pre-Flight
Oregon
Head coaching record
Overall 55–39–7
Statistics
Accomplishments and honors
Championships

Gerald A. "Tex" Oliver (November 21, 1899 – April 10, 1988)[1] was an American football coach. He served as the head coach at the University of Arizona from 1933 to 1937 and at the University of Oregon[2] from 1938 to 1941 and again from 1945 to 1946, compiling a career college football record of 55–39–7.

Coaching career[edit]

From 1933 to 1937, Oliver coached the Arizona Wildcats to a 32–11–4 record. During that stretch, he never had a losing season. From 1938 to 1946, he coached Oregon to a 23–28–3 record.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Arizona Wildcats (Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1933–1937)
1933 Arizona 5–3 3–2 T–3rd
1934 Arizona 7–2–1 2–1–1 3rd
1935 Arizona 7–2 4–0 1st
1936 Arizona 5–2–3 3–0–1 1st
1937 Arizona 8–2 3–1 3rd
Arizona: 32–11–4 15–4–2
Oregon Webfoots (Pacific Coast Conference) (1938–1941)
1938 Oregon 4–5 4–4 5th
1939 Oregon 3–4–1 3–3–1 5th
1940 Oregon 4–4–1 3–4–1 5th
1941 Oregon 5–5 4–4 5th
Oregon Webfoots (Pacific Coast Conference) (1945–1946)
1945 Oregon 3–6 3–6 7th
1946 Oregon 4–4–1 3–4–1 6th
Oregon: 23–28–3 20–25–3
Total: 55–39–7
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ex-Oregon football coach dies". The Register-Guard. April 16, 1988. Retrieved April 10, 2011. 
  2. ^ McCann, Michael C. (1995). Oregon Ducks Football: 100 Years of Glory. Eugene, OR: McCann Communications Corp. ISBN 0-9648244-7-7.

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