Forrest England

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Forrest England
Biographical details
Born(1912-10-29)October 29, 1912
DiedJune 25, 2002(2002-06-25) (aged 89)
Sylvania, Ohio
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
?–1936Waverly HS (IL)
1937–1940Maroa HS (IL)
1941Jacksonville, HS (IL)
1942–1945University City HS (MO)
1946–1953Arkansas State
1954–1955Toledo
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1954–1957Toledo
Head coaching record
Overall57–29–11 (college)
Bowls0–1–1

Forrest William "Frosty" England (October 29, 1912 – June 25, 2002) was an American football coach and college athletic administrator. He served as the head football coach at Arkansas State College—now known as Arkansas State University—from 1946 to 1953 and at the University of Toledo from 1954 to 1955, compiling a career college football record of 57–29–11. England was the author of the book Coaching the T Formation: A Veritable Bible of T Formation Coaching Information for Coaches and Players published in 1948.[1]

England earned a bachelor's degree from Illinois College and a master's degree from the University of Missouri. After retiring from coaching he had a career in real estate.[2][3]

Head coaching record[edit]

College[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Arkansas State Indians (Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference) (1946–1950)
1946 Arkansas State 4–3–3
1947 Arkansas State 4–2–3
1948 Arkansas State 4–4–1
1949 Arkansas State 4–5
1950 Arkansas State 6–3
Arkansas State Indians (Independent) (1951–1953)
1951 Arkansas State 10–2 L Tangerine
1952 Arkansas State 8–3
1953 Arkansas State 8–0–2 T Tangerine
Arkansas State: 48–22–9
Toledo Rockets (Mid-American Conference) (1954–1955)
1954 Toledo 6–2–1 3–2 4th
1955 Toledo 3–5–1 2–4 5th
Toledo: 9–7–2 5–6
Total: 57–29–11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coaching the T formation; a veritable Bible of T formation coaching information for coaches and players. (Book 1948)". WorldCat. Retrieved August 3, 2016.
  2. ^ "Ex-UT football coach was successful Realtor". The Blade. Toledo, Ohio. June 26, 2002. Retrieved August 3, 2016.
  3. ^ "England; Forrest W. 'Frosty'". The Blade. Toledo, Ohio. June 26, 2002. Retrieved August 3, 2016.