Earle C. Hayes
Hayes pictured in Reveille 1916, Mississippi State yearbook
|Sport(s)||Football, basketball, track and field|
November 21, 1885|
near Madison, Indiana
December 16, 1943 (aged 58)|
|Alma mater||Albion College|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Track and field|
|Head coaching record|
Earle C. "Billy" Hayes (November 21, 1885 – December 16, 1943) was an American football, basketball, and track and field coach. Hayes served as the head football coach at Mississippi A&M (now known as Mississippi State University) from the 1914 to 1916 seasons. During his three-season tenure, he compiled an overall record of 15 wins, 8 losses and 2 ties (15–8–2). At A&M he also served as the head basketball coach from 1912 to 1924 and compiled an overall record of 124 wins and 54 losses (124–54). From 1924 to 1943, he coached track and field at Indiana University Bloomington. Hayes was also the head football coach at Indiana from 1931 to 1933, compiling a record of 6–14–4. He died of pneumonia at age 59 on December 16, 1943 in Bloomington, Indiana.
Head coaching record
|Mississippi A&M Aggies (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1914–1916)|
|Indiana Hoosiers (Big Ten Conference) (1931–1933)|
|Mississippi A&M Aggies (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association) (1911–1924)|
Postseason invitational champion
- Bailey, John Wendell (August 15, 2017). "The M Book of Athletics, Mississippi A. and M. College" – via Google Books.
- DeLassus, David. "E. C. Hayes Records by Year". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved February 19, 2012.
- Galbraith, Joe; Nemeth, Mike, eds. (2006). 2006 Mississippi State Football Media Guide (PDF). Birmingham, Alabama: EBSCO Media. p. 128. Archived from the original (PDF) on December 11, 2013. Retrieved February 19, 2012.
- Ellis, Gregg, ed. (2011). 2011–12 Mississippi State Men's Basketball Media Guide (PDF). Starkville, Mississippi: Mississippi State Media Relations Office. p. 110. Retrieved February 19, 2012.
- "E. C. (BILLY) HAYES, 59, INDIANA TRACK COACH; Developer of Distance Stars, Olympic Athletes Dies". The New York Times. December 17, 1943. Retrieved June 18, 2010.
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