Ed Merrick

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Ed Merrick
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1912-02-08)February 8, 1912
Died June 14, 1994(1994-06-14) (aged 82)
Richmond, Virginia
Alma mater University of Richmond
Playing career
1938–1940 Richmond
Position(s) Tackle
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1946–1950 Fork Union Military Academy (VA)
1951–1965 Richmond
Head coaching record
Overall 53–87–6 (college)

Edwin J. Merrick (February 8, 1912 – June 14, 1994)[1] was an American football coach. He served as the head football coach at the University of Richmond from 1951 until 1965, compiling record of 53–87–6.

Merrick was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in 1980.

Head coaching record[edit]

College[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Richmond Spiders (Southern Conference) (1951–1965)
1951 Richmond 3–8 2–6 T–12th
1952 Richmond 1–9 0–6 17th
1953 Richmond 5–3–1 3–3 T–5th
1954 Richmond 5–4 2–3 6th
1955 Richmond 4–3–2 3–2–2 5th
1956 Richmond 4–5 2–5 7th
1957 Richmond 4–6 2–4 T–5th
1959 Richmond 4–5–1 4–3–1 5th
1960 Richmond 3–6–1 3–4–1 6th
1961 Richmond 5–5 5–2 2nd
1962 Richmond 6–3 3–2 3rd
1963 Richmond 3–6–1 2–2–1 T–5th
1964 Richmond 3–7 2–4 6th
1965 Richmond 0–10 0–6 9th
Richmond: 53–87–6 33–52–5
Total: 53–87–6

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Obituary". Retrieved May 4, 2016.