Dick Hanley (American football)

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Dick Hanley
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1894-11-19)November 19, 1894
Cloquet, Minnesota
Died December 16, 1970(1970-12-16) (aged 76)
Palo Alto, California
Playing career
1915–1917 Washington State
1920 Washington State
1924 Racine Legion
Position(s) Halfback, quarterback
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1920–1921 Pendleton HS (OR)
1922–1926 Haskell Institute
1927–1934 Northwestern
1946 Chicago Rockets
Head coaching record
Overall 90–33–10 (college)
1–1–1 (AAFC)
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
2 Big Ten (1930–1931)

Richard Edgar "Dick" Hanley (November 19, 1894 – December 16, 1970) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Haskell Institute—now known as Haskell Indian Nations University from 1922 to 1926 and at Northwestern University from 1927 to 1934, compiling a career college football coaching record of 90–33–10. During World War II, he was a Major in the United States Marine Corps where he helped train the Marines.[1] In 1946, he coached the first three games of the season for the Chicago Rockets of the All-America Football Conference. Hanley died on December 16, 1970 at Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto, California.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

College[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Haskell Indians (Independent) (1922–1926)
1922 Haskell 8–2
1923 Haskell
1924 Haskell
1925 Haskell 9–3–1
1926 Haskell 12–0–1
Haskell: 54–7–6
Northwestern Wildcats (Big Ten Conference) (1927–1934)
1927 Northwestern 4–4 2–3 T–6th
1928 Northwestern 5–3 2–3 T–7th
1929 Northwestern 6–3 3–2 T–3rd
1930 Northwestern 7–1 5–0 T–1st
1931 Northwestern 7–1–1 5–1 T–1st
1932 Northwestern 3–4–1 2–3–1 5th
1933 Northwestern 1–5–2 1–4–1 7th
1934 Northwestern 3–5 2–3 T–5th
Northwestern: 36–26–4 22–19–2
Total: 90–33–10
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maj. Dick Hanley Expects Call from Marines Soon". Lawrence Journal-World. Lawrence, Kansas. January 14, 1942. p. 6. Retrieved August 28, 2016. 
  2. ^ AP (December 17, 1970). "Ex-Cougar Dick Hanley Dead at 76". The Spokesman-Review. Spokane, Washington. p. 33. Retrieved August 29, 2016. 

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