C. E. Woodruff

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C. E. Woodruff
Sport(s) Football
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
Iowa State
Head coaching record
Overall 4–5–2 (.455)

Cyrus Eugene Woodruff, was born St. Clair,Michigan on April 8, 1871 and died State College,Pennsylvania on March 20, 1944. He was an American reverend,[1] educator, electrical engineer and college football coach. He received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan in 1900.

Coaching career[edit]


Woodruff was the head college football coach for the Alma Scots located in Alma, Michigan. He held that position for the 1896 season. His coaching record at Alma was 2 wins, 0 losses and 1 tie.[2] As of the conclusion of the 2010 season, this ranks him #23 at Alma in total wins and #4 at the school in winning percentage (.833).[3]

Iowa State[edit]

In 1900, Iowa State College hired Woodruff as a "director of physical culture and instructor in Latin."[4] Woodruff served as the fifth head coach for the Iowa State football team during the 1900 season.[5] His career coaching record at Iowa state was 2 wins, 5 losses, and 1 ties. This ranks him 26th at Iowa state in total wins and 23rd at Iowa state in winning percentage.[6]


  1. ^ Within our Bounds: A Centennial History of Alma College, p. 156, The College, 1986.
  2. ^ Shafer, Ian. "Alma College (All seasons results)". College Football Reference. Retrieved November 25, 2010. 
  3. ^ DeLassus, David. "Alma Coaching Records". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 24, 2010. 
  4. ^ Earle Dudley Ross, A History of the Iowa State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts, p. 221, Iowa State College Press, 1942.
  5. ^ "IOWA STATE FOOTBALL HISTORY DATABASE". NationalChamps.net. Retrieved November 25, 2010. 
  6. ^ DeLassus, David. "Iowa State Coaching Records". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 24, 2010.