Art Baker (coach)
|Born||November 30, 1929|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1970-1972||Texas Tech (assistant)|
|1983||East Carolina (assistant)|
|1984||Florida State (QB)|
|Head coaching record|
Art Baker (born November 30, 1929) is a former head coach of the Furman (1973–1977), The Citadel (1978–1982) and East Carolina (1985–1988) college football programs. Baker is a 1953 Presbyterian College graduate and also was a former assistant football coach there. Baker played football for the Blue Hose from 1950 to 1952, starting at halfback his last two years. He was a member of Mu chapter of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. Baker is a recipient of Presbyterian's Bob Waters Award. He was an assistant coach for Frank Howard at Clemson from 1965 to 1969. From 1970 to 1972, Baker was an assistant coach at Texas Tech. Baker succeeded Bob King at Furman for the 1973 season. As head coach at Furman Baker hired Dick Sheridan, Jimmy Satterfield and Bobby Johnson as assistants and all later became head coaches at Furman. Baker was an assistant coach in 1984 for Bobby Bowden at Florida State. He was Associate Athletics Director for Development and Gamecock Club Director at the University of South Carolina for 6 and a half years, retiring on June 30, 1995.
Head coaching record
|Furman (Southern Conference) (1973–1977)|
|The Citadel (Southern Conference) (1978–1984)|
|East Carolina (Independent) (1985–1988)|
|†Indicates Bowl Coalition, Bowl Alliance, BCS, or CFP / New Years' Six bowl.
#Rankings from final Coaches Poll.
- "Art Baker Records by Year". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved 2007-12-01.
- "2010 Texas Tech Red Raiders Football Media Guide" (PDF). Lubbock, Texas: Texas Tech University. p. 68. Retrieved 2011-07-06.
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