Bo Hagan

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Bo Hagan
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Sport(s) Football, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1925-10-08)October 8, 1925
Savannah, Georgia
Died January 22, 2002(2002-01-22) (aged 76)
Greenville, South Carolina
Playing career
1946–1949 South Carolina
1947 South Carolina
1949–1950 South Carolina
1952 Jesup Bees
Position(s) Quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1951–1953 Georgia Tech (freshmen)
1954–1955 SMU (backfield)
1956–1966 Rice (backfield)
1967–1970 Rice
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1967–1970 Rice
1975–1976 South Carolina
Head coaching record
Overall 12–27–1

Harold Benjamin "Bo" Hagan (October 8, 1925 – January 22, 2002) was an American football and baseball player, football coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as head football coach at Rice University from 1967 from 1970, compiling a record of 12–27–1. Before serving as head coach, Hagan was the backfield coach at Rice for 11 seasons. Hagan was the athletic director at the University of South Carolina from 1975 to 1976.

Coaching career[edit]

Hagan was a high school football coach in Atlanta before serving as freshmen football coach at the Georgia Institute of Technology under Bobby Dodd from 1951 to 1953. He moved to Southern Methodist University in 1954, where he worked for two seasons as backfield coach with Woody Woodard. In 1956, Jess Neely hired Hagan as his backfield coach at Rice University. He assisted Neely for 11 seasons before succeeding him as head coach after the 1966 campaign.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Rice Owls (Southwest Conference) (1967–1970)
1967 Rice 4–6 2–5 7th
1968 Rice 0–9–1 0–7 8th
1969 Rice 3–7 2–5 T–6th
1970 Rice 5–5 3–4 T–4th
Rice: 12–27–1 7–21
Total: 12–27–1


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