George Pugh (American football)

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George Pugh
Playing career
Position(s)Tight end
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1976Columbia HS (GA) (assistant)
1977Columbia HS (GA)
1978–1979Chattanooga (WR)
1980New Mexico (WR)
1981Pittsburgh (assistant)
1982–1988Texas A&M (assistant)
1989–1991Alabama A&M
1992–1993Selma HS (AL)
1994Luverne HS (AL)
1995–2000UAB (assistant)
2001–2002Arkansas (assistant)
2003–2004Meadowcreek HS (GA)
2005–2006UAB (assistant)
2007Houston (WR)
2008–2016Georgia State (AHC/WR)
Administrative career (AD unless noted)
2016–2017Memphis (director of player personnel)
Head coaching record
Overall17–12 (college)
Tournaments0–1 (NCAA D-II playoffs)
Accomplishments and honors
2 SIAC (1989–1990)

George Pugh is a former American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Alabama A&M University from 1989 to 1991, compiling a record of 17–12.[1] Pugh most recently served as the director of player personnel at the University of Memphis.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]


Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Alabama A&M Bulldogs (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1989–1991)
1989 Alabama A&M 8–4 6–0 1st L NCAA Division II First Round
1990 Alabama A&M 6–5 6–1 1st
1991 Alabama A&M 3–3[n 1] 3–0[n 1] [n 1]
Alabama A&M: 17–12 15–1
Total: 17–12
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title or championship game berth


  1. ^ a b c George Pugh was forced out after the first six games of the 1991 season. Ray Bonner replaced Pugh as head coach and led Alabama A&M to a record of 2–3 over the final five games of the season. The Bulldogs finished 5–6 overall, tying for the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title with a mark of 5–2.


  1. ^ "George Pugh". Georgia State University. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  2. ^ "Director of player personnel no longer with Memphis Tigers". CBS Sports. Retrieved December 30, 2018.