Bob Cortese

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Bob Cortese
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1943-03-08) March 8, 1943 (age 73)
Playing career
1964 Colorado
Position(s) Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1980–1989 Mesa State
1990–1997 Fort Hays State
2000–2001 Oklahoma Wranglers
2004 Grand Rapids Rampage
Head coaching record
Overall 133–60–6 (college)
91–22–2 (high school)

Bob Cortese (born March 8, 1943) is a former American football player and coach. He was the 19th head college football coach for the Fort Hays State University Tigers located in Hays, Kansas and he held that position for eight seasons, from 1990 until 1997. His career coaching record at Fort Hays was 55 wins, 32 losses, and 3 ties. This ranks him first at Fort Hays in total wins and fifth at Fort Hays in winning percentage.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

College[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Mesa State Mavericks (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) (1980–1989)
1980 Mesa State 3–6
1981 Mesa State 7–3
1982 Mesa State 11–1–1 1st L NAIA Championship
1983 Mesa State 11–1–1 1st L NAIA Championship
1984 Mesa State 6–4
1985 Mesa State 9–2 1st L NAIA Semifinal
1986 Mesa State 7–3–1 1st L NAIA Quarterfinal
1987 Mesa State 11–1 1st L NAIA Semifinal
1988 Mesa State 8–2 L NAIA First Round
1989 Mesa State 9–1
Mesa State:
Fort Hays State (NAIA Independent) (1990)
1990 Fort Hays State 8–4 L NAIA Quarterfinals
Fort Hays State (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) (1991–1997)
1991 Fort Hays State 8–3 4–2
1992 Fort Hays State 6–5 6–1
1993 Fort Hays State 8–4 6–1 1st L NCAA First Round
1994 Fort Hays State 5–5–1 5–1–1
1995 Fort Hays State 8–2–2 6–0–1 T–1st L NCAA First Round
1996 Fort Hays State 7–3 5–3
1997 Fort Hays State 5–6 4–4
Fort Hays State: – –
Total: – –
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

Arena League[edit]

Team Year Regular Season Post Season
Won Lost Win % Finish Won Lost Win % Result
OKW 2000 7 7 .500 3rd in AC Western 1 1 .500 Lost to San Jose SaberCats in Conference Semifinals.
OKW 2001 5 9 .357 4th in AC Western 0 0 .000
OKW Total 12 16 .429 1 1 .500
GRR 2004 1 7 .125 5th in AC Central 0 0 .000
GRR Total 1 7 .125 0 0
Total[2] 13 23 .361 1 1 .500

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fort Hays State University coaching records
  2. ^ "Bob Cortese Coaching Record". www.arenafan.com. ArenaFan. Retrieved April 22, 2016. 

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