Foy Hammons

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Foy Hammons
Sport(s)Football
Biographical details
Born(1894-01-22)January 22, 1894
Little Rock, Arkansas
DiedJuly 16, 1961(1961-07-16) (aged 67)
Little Rock, Arkansas
Playing career
1913–1915First District Agricultural
1919First District Agricultural
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1919–1921First District Agricultural
1926–1930Ouachita Baptist
1931–1933Arkansas A&M
Head coaching record
Overall44–32–13 (college)

Foy Hayden Hammons (January 22, 1894 – July 16, 1961) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at the First District Agricultural School—now known as Arkansas State University—from 1919 to 1921, at Ouachita Baptist University from 1926 to 1930, and at Arkansas Agricultural and Mechanical College—now known as the University of Arkansas at Monticello—from 1931 to 1933, compiling a career college football record of 44–32–13.

Hammons also coached high school football at Pine Bluff High School and Hope High School in Arkansas. He died in 1961 after a long illness.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]

College[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
First District Aggies (Independent) (1919–1921)
1919 First District Agricultural 2–5
1920 First District Agricultural 3–3
1921 First District Agricultural 3–2–1
First District Agricultural: 8–10–1
Ouachita Baptist Tigers (Independent) (1926)
1926 Ouachita Baptist 6–0–1
Ouachita Baptist Tigers (Arkansas Association) (1927)
1927 Ouachita Baptist 6–1–2
Ouachita Baptist Tigers (Independent) (1928–1930)
1928 Ouachita Baptist 5–3–1
1929 Ouachita Baptist 3–5–2
1930 Ouachita Baptist 5–3–1
Ouachita Baptist: 25–12–7
Arkansas A&M Boll Weevils (Arkansas Intercollegiate Conference) (1931–1933)
1931 Arkansas A&M 7–2–1
1932 Arkansas A&M 2–5–2
1933 Arkansas A&M 2–3–2
Arkansas A&M: 11–10–5
Total: 44–32–13

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Foy Hammons Dies After Long Illness". The Northwest Arkansas Times. Fayetteville, Arkansas. Associated Press. July 17, 1961. p. 9. Retrieved January 30, 2016 – via Newspapers.com open access publication – free to read.