Gary Blackney

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Gary Blackney
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1944-12-10) December 10, 1944 (age 72)
Plainview, New York
Playing career
1965–1966 Connecticut
Position(s) Running back, defensive back
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1968–1969 UConn (GA)
1970–1972 Brown (DB)
1973–1974 Rhode Island (OB)
1975–1976 Wisconsin (DB)
1977 Wisconsin (DC)
1978–1979 UCLA (DB)
1980–1983 Syracuse (DB)
1984 Ohio State (DB)
1985–1987 Ohio State (DC)
1988–1990 Ohio State (ILB)
1991–2000 Bowling Green
2001–2005 Maryland (DC)
2008 Central Florida (DB)
Head coaching record
Overall 60–50–2
Bowls 2–0
Accomplishments and honors
Championships
2 MAC (1991–1992)
Awards
2x MAC Coach of the Year (1991–1992)

Gary Blackney (born December 12, 1944) is a retired college football coach.[1] He previously served as the former head coach of the Bowling Green college football program from 1991-2000. He also served as an assistant coach with the Ohio State, Syracuse, UCLA, Wisconsin, Rhode Island, Central Florida, and Brown football programs, and was the Maryland defensive coordinator from 2001 to 2005. After the 2008 season, he retired from coaching and resigned as defensive backs coach at Central Florida.[2]

Coaching tree[edit]

Assistant coaches under Gary Blackney who became NCAA or NFL head coaches:

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Bowling Green Falcons (Mid-American Conference) (1991–2000)
1991 Bowling Green 11–1 8–0 1st W California
1992 Bowling Green 10–2 8–0 1st W Las Vegas
1993 Bowling Green 6–3–2 5–1–2 3rd
1994 Bowling Green 9–2 7–1 2nd
1995 Bowling Green 5–6 3–5 6th
1996 Bowling Green 4–7 4–4 5th
1997 Bowling Green 3–8 3–5 T–4th (East)
1998 Bowling Green 5–6 5–3 T–3rd (East)
1999 Bowling Green 5–6 3–5 5th (East)
2000 Bowling Green 2–9 2–6 T–5th (East)
Bowling Green: 60–50–2 48–30–2
Total: 60–50–2
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hackenberg, Dave (28 November 2010). "10 Questions with Gary Blackney". Toledo Blade. 
  2. ^ UCF hires former player Sean Beckton as assistant football coach, The Orlando Sentinel, April 7, 2009.