Dave Smith (American football coach)

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Dave Smith
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1933-03-03)March 3, 1933
Lockhart, Texas
Died August 29, 2009(2009-08-29) (aged 76)
Granbury, Texas
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
late 1950s Texas A&I (assistant)
c. 1960 Douglas MacArthur HS (TX)
c. 1960 Corsica HS (TX)
?–1961 Nederland HS (TX)
1962 Sherman HS (TX)
1963–1970 SMU (assistant)
1971 Winnipeg Blue Bombers (OC)
1972 Oklahoma State
1973–1975 SMU
early 1980s Garland HS (TX) (OC)
Head coaching record
Overall 23–19–2 (college)

Dave Smith (1933 – August 29, 2009)[1][2] was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Oklahoma State University–Stillwater in 1972 and at Southern Methodist University from 1973 to 1975, compiling a career college football record of 23–19–2. He played quarterback at Lockhart High School and later Texas A&M University.[3] He lived in Granbury, Texas.

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Oklahoma State Cowboys (Big Eight Conference) (1972)
1972 Oklahoma State 7–4 5–2 2nd
Oklahoma State: 7–4 4–2
SMU Mustangs (Southwest Conference) (1973–1975)
1973 SMU 6–4–1 3–3–1 T–4th
1974 SMU 6–4–1 3–3–1 T–4th
1975 SMU 4–7 2–5 T–5th
SMU: 16–15–2 8–11–2
Total: 23–19–2


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