Tony Mason (American football)

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Tony Mason
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Mason from the 1965 Michiganensian
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born March 2, 1928
Died July 23, 1994 (aged 66)
Cleveland, Ohio
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
?–1963
1964–1968
1969–1972
1973–1976
1977–1979
Niles McKinley HS (OH)
Michigan (assistant)
Purdue (DL)
Cincinnati
Arizona
Head coaching record
Overall 41–37–1 (college)
Bowls 0–1
Statistics
College Football Data Warehouse

Tony Mason (March 2, 1928 – July 23, 1994) was an American football coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Cincinnati from 1973 to 1976 and at the University of Arizona from 1977 to 1979, compiling a career college football record of 41–37–1. Mason was also the head football coach at Niles McKinley High School where the Red Dragons won Ohio State Championships in 1961 and 1963. He was elected to the Ohio High School Athletic Association Hall of Fame in 2002. Mason died on July 23, 1994 at the age of 66 after he collapsed at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

College[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Cincinnati Bearcats (Independent) (1973–1976)
1973 Cincinnati 4–7
1974 Cincinnati 7–4
1975 Cincinnati 6–5
1976 Cincinnati 8–3
Cincinnati: 25–19
Arizona Wildcats (Western Athletic Conference) (1977)
1977 Arizona 5–7 3–4 5th
Arizona Wildcats (Pacific-10 Conference) (1978–1979)
1978 Arizona 5–6 3–4 T–6th
1979 Arizona 6–5–1 4–3 T–3rd L Fiesta
Arizona: 16–18–1 10–11
Total: 41–37–1

References[edit]

  1. ^ AP (July 25, 1994). "Tony Mason". The Blade. Retrieved January 25, 2011. 

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