Bob Evans (coach)

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Bob Evans
Sport(s) Football, basketball, baseball
Biographical details
Born (1889-11-16)November 16, 1889
Oxford, Nebraska
Died August 29, 1964(1964-08-29) (aged 74)
San Mateo County, California
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Football
1916–1917 Colorado
1919 Stanford
Basketball
1917–1918 Colorado
1918–1920 Stanford
Baseball
1918 Colorado
1919–1920 Stanford
Head coaching record
Overall 11–10–1 (football)
30–8 (basketball)
18–17 (baseball)

Melbourne Covell "Bob" Evans (November 16, 1889 – August 29, 1964) was an American football, basketball, and baseball coach.[1] He served as the head football coach at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1916 and 1917 and at Stanford University in 1919, compiling a career college football record of 11–10–1. Evans was also the head basketball coach at Colorado (1917–1918) and Stanford (1918–1920), tallying a career college basketball mark of 30–8, and the head baseball coach at Colorado (1918) and Stanford (1919–1920), amassing a career college baseball record of 18–17. He was later a football official and worked a number of Rose Bowls.[2] He died in 1964 in California.[3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Football[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Colorado Silver and Gold (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) (1916–1917)
1916 Colorado 1–5–1 1–5 7th
1917 Colorado 6–2 4–2 3rd
Colorado: 7–7–1 5–7
Stanford (Pacific Coast Conference) (1919)
1919 Stanford 4–3 1–1 T–3rd
Stanford: 4–3 1–1
Total: 11–10–1

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