Tom Young (American football)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other uses, see Tom Young (disambiguation).
Tom Young
Tom Young.png
Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1907-06-08)June 8, 1907
Died March 12, 1973(1973-03-12) (aged 65)
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Playing career
Football
1926–1927

Baseball
1925–1928

North Carolina


North Carolina
Position(s) Halfback (football)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
?
1943
1946–1955

Lexington HS (NC)
North Carolina
Western Carolina
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1946–1969 Western Carolina
Head coaching record
Overall 44–59–4
Bowls 0–1
Statistics
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
1 North State (1949)

Thomas Bayard "Tom" Young, Jr. (June 8, 1907 – March 12, 1973) was an American football and baseball player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1943 and at Western Carolina University from 1946 to 1955, compiling a career college football record of 44–59–4. Young was also the athletic director at Western Carolina from 1946 until his retirement in 1969.

Young was a native of Monroe, North Carolina.[1] He played college football at North Carolina in 1926 and 1927, where he was an all-Southern Conference halfback. Young died at the age of 65 on March 12, 1973 at Baptist Hospital in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

College[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
North Carolina Tar Heels (Southern Conference) (1943)
1943 North Carolina 6–3 2–2 T–5th
North Carolina: 6–3 2–2
Western Carolina Catamounts (North State Conference) (1946–1955)
1946 Western Carolina 6–3–1
1947 Western Carolina 3–5–1
1948 Western Carolina 7–3
1949 Western Carolina 8–3 L Smoky Mountain
1950 Western Carolina 3–6
1951 Western Carolina 3–6
1952 Western Carolina 2–8
1953 Western Carolina 1–9
1954 Western Carolina 4–5–1
1955 Western Carolina 1–8–1
Western Carolina: 38–56–4
Total: 44–59–4
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allison, John O., ed. (1928). Yackety Yack 1928. Chapel Hill, North Carolina: Publication Union of the University of North Carolina. p. 111. Retrieved November 16, 2011. 
  2. ^ UPI (March 14, 1973). "Funeral of Young today". Star-News. Retrieved November 16, 2011. 

External links[edit]