F. A. Dry

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F. A. Dry
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1931-09-02) September 2, 1931 (age 86)
Playing career
1950–1952 Oklahoma A&M
Position(s) Center
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1966–1970 Houston Oilers (assistant)
1972–1976 Tulsa
1977–1982 TCU
1984–1992 Baylor (assistant)
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1971–1976 Tulsa
Head coaching record
Overall 43–69–4
Bowls 0–1
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
4 MVC (1973–1976)

F. A. Dry (born September 2, 1931) is a former American football coach. He was the head football coach for the University of Tulsa from 1972[1] to 1976. During his tenure there, he compiled a 31–18–1 record. After four straight Missouri Valley Conference championships Dry departed for Texas Christian University (TCU), where he compiled a 12–51–3 record.[2]

Dry played football at Oklahoma A&M, now Oklahoma State University, from 1950 to 1952.[citation needed]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs Coaches# AP°
Tulsa Golden Hurricane (Missouri Valley Conference) (1972–1976)
1972 Tulsa 3–2* 2–1 4th
1973 Tulsa 6–5 5–1 T–1st
1974 Tulsa 8–3 6–0 1st 19
1975 Tulsa 7–4 4–0 1st
1976 Tulsa 7–4–1 2–1–1 T–1st L Independence
Tulsa: 31–18–1 19–3–1 * Coached final five game of seasons
TCU Horned Frogs (Southwest Conference) (1977–1982)
1977 TCU 2–9 1–7 6th
1978 TCU 2–9 0–8 7th
1979 TCU 2–8–1 1–6–1 8th
1980 TCU 1–10 1–7 7th
1981 TCU 2–7–2 1–6–1 8th
1982 TCU 3–8 2–6 7th
TCU: 12–51–3 6–40–2
Total: 43–69–4
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bonham, Chad (July 19, 2004). Golden Hurricane football: at the University of Tulsa. Arcadia Publishing. pp. 45–. ISBN 978-0-7385-3274-5. Retrieved April 11, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dry Quits Tulsa Job". Spokane Daily Chronicle. November 29, 1976. Retrieved December 1, 2012.