Earle Solomonson

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Earle Solomonson
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1947-09-02) September 2, 1947 (age 69)
Playing career
late 1960s Augsburg
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1970s Richfield HS (MN) (assistant)
1970s Park Center HS (MN)
1979–1984 North Dakota State (assistant)
1985–1986 North Dakota State
1987–1991 Montana State
Head coaching record
Overall 39–42–1 (college)
Tournaments 6–0 (NCAA D-II playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
2 Division II National (1985–1986)
2 NCC (1985–1986)
AFCA Division II COY (1986)

Earle Solomonson (born September 2, 1947) is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at North Dakota State University from 1985 to 1986 and at Montana State University from 1987 to 1991, compiling a career college football record of 39–42–1. Solomonson won back-to-back NCAA Division II Football Championships with the North Dakota State Bison in 1985 and 1986. He played college football at Augsburg College, from which he graduated in 1969.

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
North Dakota State Bison (North Central Conference) (1985–1986)
1985 North Dakota State 11–2–1 7–1–1 1st W NCAA Division II Championship
1986 North Dakota State 13–0 9–0 1st W NCAA Division II Championship
North Dakota State: 24–2–1 16–1–1
Montana State Bobcats (Big Sky Conference) (1987–1991)
1987 Montana State 1–10 0–8 9th
1988 Montana State 4–7 4–4 T–4th
1989 Montana State 4–7 2–6 T–6th
1990 Montana State 4–7 3–5 T–5th
1991 Montana State 2–9 1–7 T–8th
Montana State: 15–40 10–30
Total: 39–42–1
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title


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