Dennis Wagner

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Dennis Wagner
Sport(s) Football
Current position
Title Head Coach
Team Briar Cliff
Conference GPAC
Record 0-0
Biographical details
Born (1958-03-09) March 9, 1958 (age 59)
Waverly, Iowa
Playing career
1976 Drake
1977 Ellsworth Community College
1978–1979 Utah
Position(s) Center/Guard
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1980 Luther (Asst.)
1981–1982 UNLV (Asst.)
1983 William Penn (Track & Field)
1984 UNLV (Asst.)
1985–1988 St. Cloud State (OC)
1989–1996 Wayne State
1997–2003 Fresno State (Asst.)
2004–2007 Nebraska (Asst.)
2008–2011 Western Carolina
2012–2017 Liberty (OC)
2017- Briar Cliff
Head coaching record
Overall 52–73–1

Dennis Wagner (born March 9, 1958)[1] is the current head coach of the Briar Cliff Chargers football team . He was the former head football coach of the Western Carolina Catamounts located in Cullowhee, North Carolina. He took over as the twelfth head coach of the Catamounts on December 31, 2007 and resigned on November 13, 2011.[2] He served as offensive coordinator at Liberty from 2012-2016.[3]

Playing career[edit]

1976, Drake; 1977, Ellsworth (Iowa) Community College; 1978–79, Utah[4]

Wagner begin his collegiate playing days in 1976 at Drake, then transferred to Ellsworth (Iowa) Community College where he became a JUCO All-American and team captain. Wagner completed his career at the University of Utah, and was selected team captain his senior season. He earned All-Western Athletic Conference (WAC) honors and an honorable-mention All-America honor as an offensive guard.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs TSN[5]#
Wayne State Wildcats () (1989–1996)
1989 Wayne State 4–7
1990 Wayne State 7–4
1991 Wayne State 3–7
1992 Wayne State 5–4–1
1993 Wayne State 9–1
1994 Wayne State 7–3
1995 Wayne State 6–4
1996 Wayne State 3–7
Wayne State: 44–37–1
Western Carolina Catamounts (Southern Conference) (2008–2011)
2008 Western Carolina 3–9 1–7 8th
2009 Western Carolina 2–9 1–7 9th
2010 Western Carolina 2–9 1–7 9th
2011 Western Carolina 1–9 0–7 9th
Western Carolina: 8–36 2–14
Briar Cliff Chargers (Great Plains Athletic Conference) (2017–present)
2017 Briar Cliff 0-0 0-0
Total: 52–73–1
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bio: Dennis Wagner". Catamount Sports. 
  2. ^ "Western Carolina names Dennis Wagner head football coach". Western Carolina University. 2007-12-31. 
  3. ^ Lang, Chris (January 6, 2012). "Gill announces new coaching staff at LU". Nelson County Times. Retrieved January 22, 2012. 
  4. ^ "2008 WCU Media Guide". WCU. 2008. 
  5. ^ Final poll standings are from The Sports Network.