Frank Ellwood

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Frank Ellwood
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born Dover, Ohio
Playing career
1953–1956 Ohio State
Position(s) Quarterback, end
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1957 Dover HS (OH) (assistant)
1958 Ohio State (assistant)
1959–1961 Air Force (assistant)
1962–1964 Ohio State (assistant)
1965–1974 Ohio (assistant)
1975–1978 Marshall
1996 Georgia Southern
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
1990–1995 Georgia Southern (sr. assoc. AD)
1995 Georgia Southern (interim AD)
1996–1998 Georgia Southern (sr. assoc. AD)
Head coaching record
Overall 14–41

Frank Ellwood is a former American football player, coach, and college athletic administrator. He served as the head football coach at Marshall University from 1975 to 1978 and at Georgia Southern University at in 1996, compiling a record of 14–41 in five seasons.[1] He was previously an assistant coach at the Ohio State University and at Ohio University. He won a national championship as a player at Ohio State in 1954. Ellwood served as a senior associate athletic director at Georgia Southern from 1990 until his retirement in 1998. He was the school's interim athletic director from July 25 to December 31, 1995.[2]

Ellwood has a grandson who played baseball at Kansas State University and who is currently playing in the Detroit Tigers minor league system named, Jason King.[3][4]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Marshall Thundering Herd (NCAA Division I independent) (1975–1976)
1975 Marshall 2–9
1976 Marshall 4–7
Marshall Thundering Herd (Southern Conference) (1977–1978)
1977 Marshall 2–9 0–5 7th
1978 Marshall 1–10 0–5 7th
Marshall: 10–34 0–10
Georgia Southern Eagles (Southern Conference) (1996)
1996 Georgia Southern 4–7 2–6 T–6th
Georgia Southern: 4–7 2–6
Total: 14–41


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