|Born||August 9, 1941|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Administrative career (AD unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
|Tournaments||3–3 (NCAA D-I-AA playoffs)|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|6 SoCon (1978, 1980–1983, 1985)|
|AFCA Division I-AA COY (1985)
Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Award (1986)
ACC Coach of the Year (1986)
Dick Sheridan (born August 9, 1941) is a former American football coach and college athletics administrator. He served as the head football coach at Furman University from 1978 to 1985 and North Carolina State University from 1986 to 1992, compiling a career college football record of 121–52–5. A 1964 graduate of the University of South Carolina, Sheridan coached the Furman Paladins to a 69–23–2 record over eight seasons. His Furman teams won six Southern Conference championships and scored two wins over NC State. In 1985, he was named the AFCA Division I-AA Coach of the Year. His record at NC State was 52–29–3 over seven seasons. He led the Wolf Pack to six bowl games.
Head coaching record
|Furman Paladins (Southern Conference) (1978–1985)|
|1982||Furman||9–3||6–1||1st||L NCAA Division I-AA First Round|
|1983||Furman||10–2–1||6–0–1||1st||L NCAA Division I-AA Semifinal|
|1985||Furman||12–2||6–0||1st||L NCAA Division I-AA Championship|
|NC State Wolfpack (Atlantic Coast Conference) (1986–1992)|
|1986||NC State||8–3–1||5–2||T–2nd||L Peach|
|1988||NC State||8–3–1||4–2–1||3rd||W Peach||17|
|1989||NC State||7–5||4–3||T–4th||L Copper|
|1990||NC State||7–5||3–4||6th||W All-American|
|1991||NC State||9–3||5–2||T–2nd||L Peach||25||24|
|1992||NC State||9–3–1||6–2||2nd||L Gator†||15||17|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
|†Indicates Bowl Coalition, Bowl Alliance, BCS, or CFP / New Years' Six bowl.
#Rankings from final Coaches Poll.
°Rankings from final AP Poll.